Job 28:18

(NIV)
Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention;
the price of wisdom is beyond rubies.
(ESV)
No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal;
the price of wisdom is above pearls.

Prov 3:15

(NIV)
She is more precious than rubies;
nothing you desire can compare with her.
(ESV)
She is more precious than jewels,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.

Prov 8:11

(NIV)
for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.
(ESV)
for wisdom is better than jewels,
and all that you may desire cannot compare with her.

Prov 20:15

(NIV)
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance,
but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
(ESV)
There is gold and abundance of costly stones,
but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Prov 31:10

(NIV)
A wife of noble character who can find?
She is worth far more than rubies.
(ESV)
An excellent wife who can find?
She is far more precious than jewels.

Lam 4:7

(NIV)
Their princes were brighter than snow
and whiter than milk,
their bodies more ruddy than rubies,
their appearance like lapis lazuli.
(ESV)
Her princes were purer than snow,
whiter than milk;
their bodies were more ruddy than coral,
the beauty of their form was like sapphire.
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