Job 28:13-28

ERV(i) 13 Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living 14 The deep saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me 15 It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof 16 It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire 17 Gold and glass cannot equal it: neither shall the exchange thereof be jewels of fine gold 18 No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal: yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies 19 The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold 20 Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding 21 Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air 22 Destruction and Death say, We have heard a rumour thereof with our ears 23 God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof 24 For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven 25 To make a weight for the wind; yea, he meteth out the waters by measure 26 When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder 27 Then did he see it, and declare it; he established it, yea, and searched it out 28 And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding