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Proverbs 20:15

    Proverbs 20:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    There is gold, and abundance of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    There is gold and a store of corals: but the lips of knowledge are a jewel of great price.

    Webster's Revision

    There is gold, and abundance of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

    World English Bible

    There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    There is gold, and abundance of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20:15

    There is gold - Gold is valuable, silver is valuable, and so are jewels; but the teachings of sound knowledge are more valuable than all.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 20:15

    A precious jewel - literally, "A vessel of preciousness," i. e., most precious of all are "the lips of knowledge."

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 20:15

    20:15 The lips - But wise speeches are of far greater worth.