11 He bindeth the floods, that they do not overflow, and the thing that is hid, bringeth he to light.

12 But where is wisdom found? [a]and where is the place of understanding?

13 Man knoweth not [b]the price thereof: for it is not found in the land of the living.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 28:12 Though God’s power and wisdom may be understood in earthly things, yet his heavenly wisdom cannot be attained unto.
  2. Job 28:13 It is too high a thing for man to attain unto in this world.

11 They search[a] the sources of the rivers(A)
    and bring hidden things(B) to light.

12 But where can wisdom be found?(C)
    Where does understanding dwell?(D)
13 No mortal comprehends its worth;(E)
    it cannot be found in the land of the living.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 28:11 Septuagint, Aquila and Vulgate; Hebrew They dam up

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