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Job 28


Job 28:1 "Surely there is a mine for silver And a place where they refine gold.
Job 28:2 "Iron is taken from the dust, And copper is smelted from rock.
Job 28:3 "Man puts an end to darkness, And to the farthest limit he searches out The rock in gloom and deep shadow.
Job 28:4 "He sinks a shaft far from habitation, Forgotten by the foot; They hang and swing to and fro far from men.
Job 28:5 "The earth, from it comes food, And underneath it is turned up as fire.
Job 28:6 "Its rocks are the source of sapphires, And its dust contains gold.
Job 28:7 "The path no bird of prey knows, Nor has the falcon's eye caught sight of it.
Job 28:8 "The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it.
Job 28:9 "He puts his hand on the flint; He overturns the mountains at the base.
Job 28:10 "He hews out channels through the rocks, And his eye sees anything precious.
Job 28:11 "He dams up the streams from flowing, And what is hidden he brings out to the light.
Job 28:12 "But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?
Job 28:13 "Man does not know its value, Nor is it found in the land of the living.
Job 28:14 "The deep says, 'It is not in me'; And the sea says, 'It is not with me.'
Job 28:15 "Pure gold cannot be given in exchange for it, Nor can silver be weighed as its price.
Job 28:16 "It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, In precious onyx, or sapphire.
Job 28:17 "Gold or glass cannot equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for articles of fine gold.
Job 28:18 "Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.
Job 28:19 "The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold.
Job 28:20 "Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?
Job 28:21 "Thus it is hidden from the eyes of all living And concealed from the birds of the sky.
Job 28:22 "Abaddon and Death say, 'With our ears we have heard a report of it.'
Job 28:23 "God understands its way, And He knows its place.
Job 28:24 "For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens.
Job 28:25 "When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure,
Job 28:26 When He set a limit for the rain And a course for the thunderbolt,
Job 28:27 Then He saw it and declared it; He established it and also searched it out.
Job 28:28 "And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"



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Job 28:1 Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold where they fine it. Job 28:1 "Surely there is a mine for silver And a place where they refine gold. Job 28:1 ἔστιν γὰρ ἀργυρίῳ τόπος ὅθεν γίνεται τόπος δὲ χρυσίῳ ὅθεν διηθεῖται
Job 28:2 Iron is taken out of the earth, and brass is molten out of the stone. Job 28:2 "Iron is taken from the dust, And copper is smelted from rock. Job 28:2 σίδηρος μὲν γὰρ ἐκ γῆς γίνεται χαλκὸς δὲ ἴσα λίθῳ λατομεῖται
Job 28:3 He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death. Job 28:3 "Man puts an end to darkness, And to the farthest limit he searches out The rock in gloom and deep shadow. Job 28:3 τάξιν ἔθετο σκότει καὶ πᾶν πέρας αὐτὸς ἐξακριβάζεται λίθος σκοτία καὶ σκιὰ θανάτου
Job 28:4 The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant; even the waters forgotten of the foot: they are dried up, they are gone away from men. Job 28:4 "He sinks a shaft far from habitation, Forgotten by the foot; They hang and swing to and fro far from men. Job 28:4 διακοπὴ χειμάρρου ἀπὸ κονίας οἱ δὲ ἐπιλανθανόμενοι ὁδὸν δικαίαν ἠσθένησαν ἐκ βροτῶν
Job 28:5 As for the earth, out of it cometh bread: and under it is turned up as it were fire. Job 28:5 "The earth, from it comes food, And underneath it is turned up as fire. Job 28:5 γῆ ἐξ αὐτῆς ἐξελεύσεται ἄρτος ὑποκάτω αὐτῆς ἐστράφη ὡσεὶ πῦρ
Job 28:6 The stones of it are the place of sapphires: and it hath dust of gold. Job 28:6 "Its rocks are the source of sapphires, And its dust contains gold. Job 28:6 τόπος σαπφείρου οἱ λίθοι αὐτῆς καὶ χῶμα χρυσίον αὐτῷ
Job 28:7 There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen: Job 28:7 "The path no bird of prey knows, Nor has the falcon's eye caught sight of it. Job 28:7 τρίβος οὐκ ἔγνω αὐτὴν πετεινόν καὶ οὐ παρέβλεψεν αὐτὴν ὀφθαλμὸς γυπός
Job 28:8 The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it. Job 28:8 "The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it. Job 28:8 οὐκ ἐπάτησαν αὐτὴν υἱοὶ ἀλαζόνων οὐ παρῆλθεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς λέων
Job 28:9 He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots. Job 28:9 "He puts his hand on the flint; He overturns the mountains at the base. Job 28:9 ἐν ἀκροτόμῳ ἐξέτεινεν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ κατέστρεψεν δὲ ἐκ ῥιζῶν ὄρη
Job 28:10 He cutteth out rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing. Job 28:10 "He hews out channels through the rocks, And his eye sees anything precious. Job 28:10 δίνας δὲ ποταμῶν ἔρρηξεν πᾶν δὲ ἔντιμον εἶδέν μου ὁ ὀφθαλμός
Job 28:11 He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light. Job 28:11 "He dams up the streams from flowing, And what is hidden he brings out to the light. Job 28:11 βάθη δὲ ποταμῶν ἀνεκάλυψεν ἔδειξεν δὲ ἑαυτοῦ δύναμιν εἰς φῶς
Job 28:12 But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding? Job 28:12 "But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding? Job 28:12 ἡ δὲ σοφία πόθεν εὑρέθη ποῖος δὲ τόπος ἐστὶν τῆς ἐπιστήμης
Job 28:13 Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living. Job 28:13 "Man does not know its value, Nor is it found in the land of the living. Job 28:13 οὐκ οἶδεν βροτὸς ὁδὸν αὐτῆς οὐδὲ μὴ εὑρεθῇ ἐν ἀνθρώποις
Job 28:14 The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me. Job 28:14 "The deep says, 'It is not in me'; And the sea says, 'It is not with me.' Job 28:14 ἄβυσσος εἶπεν οὐκ ἔστιν ἐν ἐμοί καὶ θάλασσα εἶπεν οὐκ ἔστιν μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ
Job 28:15 It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof. Job 28:15 "Pure gold cannot be given in exchange for it, Nor can silver be weighed as its price. Job 28:15 οὐ δώσει συγκλεισμὸν ἀντ᾽ αὐτῆς καὶ οὐ σταθήσεται ἀργύριον ἀντάλλαγμα αὐτῆς
Job 28:16 It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire. Job 28:16 "It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, In precious onyx, or sapphire. Job 28:16 καὶ οὐ συμβασταχθήσεται χρυσίῳ Ωφιρ ἐν ὄνυχι τιμίῳ καὶ σαπφείρῳ
Job 28:17 The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold. Job 28:17 "Gold or glass cannot equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for articles of fine gold. Job 28:17 οὐκ ἰσωθήσεται αὐτῇ χρυσίον καὶ ὕαλος καὶ τὸ ἄλλαγμα αὐτῆς σκεύη χρυσᾶ
Job 28:18 No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies. Job 28:18 "Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls. Job 28:18 μετέωρα καὶ γαβις οὐ μνησθήσεται καὶ ἕλκυσον σοφίαν ὑπὲρ τὰ ἐσώτατα
Job 28:19 The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold. Job 28:19 "The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold. Job 28:19 οὐκ ἰσωθήσεται αὐτῇ τοπάζιον Αἰθιοπίας χρυσίῳ καθαρῷ οὐ συμβασταχθήσεται
Job 28:20 Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding? Job 28:20 "Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding? Job 28:20 ἡ δὲ σοφία πόθεν εὑρέθη ποῖος δὲ τόπος ἐστὶν τῆς συνέσεως
Job 28:21 Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air. Job 28:21 "Thus it is hidden from the eyes of all living And concealed from the birds of the sky. Job 28:21 λέληθεν πάντα ἄνθρωπον καὶ ἀπὸ πετεινῶν τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐκρύβη
Job 28:22 Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame thereof with our ears. Job 28:22 "Abaddon and Death say, 'With our ears we have heard a report of it.' Job 28:22 ἡ ἀπώλεια καὶ ὁ θάνατος εἶπαν ἀκηκόαμεν δὲ αὐτῆς τὸ κλέος
Job 28:23 God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof. Job 28:23 "God understands its way, And He knows its place. Job 28:23 ὁ θεὸς εὖ συνέστησεν αὐτῆς τὴν ὁδόν αὐτὸς δὲ οἶδεν τὸν τόπον αὐτῆς
Job 28:24 For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven; Job 28:24 "For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens. Job 28:24 αὐτὸς γὰρ τὴν ὑπ᾽ οὐρανὸν πᾶσαν ἐφορᾷ εἰδὼς τὰ ἐν τῇ γῇ πάντα ἃ ἐποίησεν
Job 28:25 To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure. Job 28:25 "When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure, Job 28:25 ἀνέμων σταθμὸν ὕδατός τε μέτρα
Job 28:26 When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder: Job 28:26 When He set a limit for the rain And a course for the thunderbolt, Job 28:26 ὅτε ἐποίησεν οὕτως ὑετὸν ἠρίθμησεν καὶ ὁδὸν ἐν τινάγματι φωνάς
Job 28:27 Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out. Job 28:27 Then He saw it and declared it; He established it and also searched it out. Job 28:27 τότε εἶδεν αὐτὴν καὶ ἐξηγήσατο αὐτήν ἑτοιμάσας ἐξιχνίασεν
Job 28:28 And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding. Job 28:28 "And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'" Job 28:28 εἶπεν δὲ ἀνθρώπῳ ἰδοὺ ἡ θεοσέβειά ἐστιν σοφία τὸ δὲ ἀπέχεσθαι ἀπὸ κακῶν ἐστιν ἐπιστήμη

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