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Knowledge of natural things


28:1 Surely there is a mine for the silver, and a place for gold where they refine it.
28:2 Iron is taken out of the earth, and bronze is smelted out of the stone.
28:3 He sets a limit to darkness, and investigates the end of everything: the stone of darkness, and the shadow of death.
28:4 The torrent burst out from its banks; to where the waters unknown to the foot: it rises and surges over people.
28:5 As for the land, out of it comes bread: and beneath it is turned over like it were fire.
28:6 It was a
place of sapphires [is in] its stones: and it has dust of gold.
28:7 There is a path that no bird of prey knows, and which the vulture’s eye has not seen:
28:8 The sons of the pride have not stepped it, nor the lion passed by it.
28:9 He puts forth his hand on the flint; He upends the mountains by the roots.
28:10 He breaks open rivers among the rocks; and his eye sees every precious thing.
28:11 He hinders the floods from overflowing; and He brings the hidden thing [to] light.
28:12 But as for wisdom where can it be found? and where is the place of understanding?
28:13 Man doesn’t know its value; neither is it found in the land of the living.
28:14 The deep says, It isn’t in me: and the sea says, It isn’t with me.
28:15 Fine gold, can’t be given in exchange for it: and its
price  can’t be weighed in silver for it.
28:16 It can’t be compared to the gold of Ophir, or to precious onyx, or the sapphire.
28:17 The gold and the crystal can’t equal it: and the exchange of it can’t be for a vessel of fine gold.
28:18 C
oral or Crystal can’t be considered: for the price of wisdom is far above rubies.
28:19 The topaz of Ethiopia can’t be compared to it,
pure gold has no comparison with to it .
28:20  Where
does wisdom come from then? and where [is] the place of understanding?
28:21 Seeing it is hidden from the eyes of all living, and concealed from the birds of the heavens.
28:22 Ruin and death say, We have heard its reputation with our ears.
28:23 Elohim אֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
understands its way, and He knows its place.
28:24 For He looks to the ends of the earth, and sees under all the heavens;
28:25 To make the weight for the winds; and he measures out the waters by measure.
28:26 When He made a decree for the rain, and a way for
the thunder of the lightning:
28:27 Then He saw it, and declared it; He prepared it, yes, and searched it out.
28:28 And
he said to man , See, the fear of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, that is wisdom! and to turn away from evil is understanding.

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