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19 All the topaz[a] of Ethiopia[b]
and the finest gold
    cannot compare with it.
20 Where then is wisdom?
21 It is hidden from human eyes
    and even from birds.

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Footnotes

  1. 28.19 topaz: A valuable, yellow stone.
  2. 28.19 Ethiopia: The Hebrew text has “Cush,” which was a region south of Egypt that included parts of the present countries of Ethiopia and Sudan.

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