To get understanding is to be chosen rather than ksilver.
12 g“But where shall wisdom be found?
And where is the place of understanding?
13 Man does not know its worth,
and it is not found in hthe land of the living.
14 iThe deep says, ‘It is not in me,’
and the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’
15 It jcannot be bought for gold,
and silver cannot be weighed as its price.
17 Gold and glass cannot equal it,
nor can it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.
18 No mention shall be made of ocoral or of crystal;
19 qThe topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it,
nor can it be valued in pure gold.