28:1 icapsurely there is a veine for the siluer, and a place for golde where they fine it. Margin Note
28:2 Iron is taken out of the earth, and brasse is molten out of the stone. Margin Note
28:3 Hee setteth an ende to darkenesse, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkenesse and the shadow of death.  
28:4 The floud breaketh out from the inhabitant; euen the waters forgotten of the foote: they are dried vp, they are gone away from men.  
28:5 As for the earth, out of it commeth bread: and vnder it, is turned vp as it were fire.  
28:6 The stones of it are the place of Saphires: and it hath dust of golde. Margin Note
28:7 There is a path which no foule knoweth, and which the vulturs eye hath not seene.  
28:8 The lyons whelps haue not troden it, nor the fierce lyon passed by it.  
28:9 Hee putteth foorth his hand vpon the rocke; hee ouerturneth the mountaines by the rootes. Margin Note
28:10 Hee cutteth out riuers among the rockes, and his eye seeth euery precious thing.  
28:11 He bindeth the flouds from ouerflowing, and the thing that is hid, bringeth he foorth to light. Margin Note
28:12 But where shall wisedome bee found? And where is the place of vnderstanding?  
28:13 Man knoweth not the price thereof neither is it found in the land of the liuing.  
28:14 The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.  
28:15 It cannot be gotten for golde, neither shall siluer be weighed for the price thereof. Margin Note
28:16 It cannot be valued with the golde of Ophir, with the precious Onix, or the Saphire.  
28:17 The golde and the chrystall cannot equall it: and the exchange of it shall not be for iewels of fine golde. Margin Note
28:18 No mention shalbe made of Corall, or of Pearles: for the price of wisedome is aboue Rubies. Margin Note
28:19 The Topaze of Ethiopia shall not equall it, neither shall it be valued with pure golde.  
28:20 Whence then commeth wisedome? and where is the place of vnderstanding?  
28:21 Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all liuing, and kept close from the foules of the ayre. Margin Note
28:22 Destruction and death say, Wee haue heard the fame thereof with our eares.  
28:23 God vnderstandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.  
28:24 For hee looketh to the endes of the earth, and seeth vnder the whole heauen:  
28:25 To make the weight for the windes, and he weigheth the waters by measure.  
28:26 When hee made a decree for the raine, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:  
28:27 Then did he see it, and declare it, he prepared it, yea and searched it out. Margin Note
28:28 And vnto man he said, Behold, the feare of the Lord, that is wisedome, and to depart from euill, is vnderstanding.