Proverbs 20 :15

Proverbs 20 :15 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 a multitude 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.

Definitions for Proverbs 20 :15

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' Commentary 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 Commentary on Proverbs 20 :15

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