Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 16:16 in English Standard Version "How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver." Pr 3:14 for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold. Pr 8:10 Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold, Pr 8:19 My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold, and my yield than choice silver. Pr 10:20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the heart of the wicked is of little worth.