Wisdom 7:7-11 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Solomon Prayed and Wisdom and Riches Came to Him
7 Therefore I prayed, and prudence was given me;
I pleaded and the spirit of Wisdom came to me.
8 I preferred her to scepter and throne,
And deemed riches nothing in comparison with her,
9 nor did I liken any priceless gem to her;
Because all gold, in view of her, is a bit of sand,
and before her, silver is to be accounted mire.
10 Beyond health and beauty I loved her,
And I chose to have her rather than the light,
because her radiance never ceases.
11 Yet all good things together came to me with her,
and countless riches at her hands;
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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