Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 8:11 in English Standard Version "for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her." Job 28:12 “But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding? Pr 3:15 She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her. Pr 16:16 How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.