SQL query for JQL searches

When I do an "Advanced Search" in Jira, how can I see what the equivalent SQL query for that search is? For ex. in Bugzilla one can do this by adding &debug=1 to the URL of the search page.

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JQL is internally subdivided into Java functions. These Java functions may execute no SQL code, and therefore the are not SQL queries equivalent to JQL queries. If you need to work at SQL level, then SQL for JIRA may help because it transforms JQL queries into SQL. 

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You can't. Jira's database is abstracted from what the users get to work with and the searches do not actually use SQL either. The data is indexed and all searches run from the index. Which doesn't quite use SQL, and is a different shape from the actual database.

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