Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.

King James Version

For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.

Holman Bible

for they will be a garland of grace on your head and a [gold] chain around your neck.

International Standard Version

They will be a graceful wreath for your head and a chain for your neck.

A Conservative Version

For they shall be a garland of grace to thy head, and chains about thy neck.

American Standard Version

For they shall be a chaplet of grace unto thy head, And chains about thy neck.

Amplified

For they are a [victor's] chaplet (garland) of grace upon your head and chains and pendants [of gold worn by kings] for your neck.

Bible in Basic English

For they will be a crown of grace for your head, and chain-ornaments about your neck.

Darby Translation

for they shall be a garland of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they shall be an increase of grace unto thy head and protection about thy neck.

Julia Smith Translation

For they a garland of grace to thy head, and necklaces for thy throat

King James 2000

For they shall be an ornament of grace unto your head, and chains about your neck.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for they [are] a garland of favor for your head, and pendants for your neck.

Modern King James verseion

for they shall be an ornament of grace to your head and chains around your neck.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for that shall bring grace unto thy head, and shall be a chain about thy neck.

NET Bible

For they will be like an elegant garland on your head, and like pendants around your neck.

New Heart English Bible

for they will be a garland to grace your head, and a necklace around your neck.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a wreath of beauty, shall they be to thy head, and chains of ornament, to thy neck.

Webster

For they shalt be an ornament of grace to thy head, and chains about thy neck.

World English Bible

for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לויה 
Livyah 
Usage: 2

of grace
חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and chains
ענק 
`anaq 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 1:9

References

Context Readings

Advice To The Young

8 Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching; 9 Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck. 10 My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:9

"She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty."

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put the gold necklace around his neck.

Daniel 5:29

Then Belshazzar gave orders, and they clothed Daniel with purple and put a necklace of gold around his neck, and issued a proclamation concerning him that he now had authority as the third ruler in the kingdom.

Proverbs 3:22

So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.

Proverbs 6:20-21

My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

Song of Songs 1:10

"Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments, Your neck with strings of beads."

Song of Songs 4:9

"You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace.

Isaiah 3:19

dangling earrings, bracelets, veils,

Ezekiel 16:11

"I adorned you with ornaments, put bracelets on your hands and a necklace around your neck.

Daniel 5:7

The king called aloud to bring in the conjurers, the Chaldeans and the diviners The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, "Any man who can read this inscription and explain its interpretation to me shall be clothed with purple and have a necklace of gold around his neck, and have authority as third ruler in the kingdom."

Daniel 5:16

"But I personally have heard about you, that you are able to give interpretations and solve difficult problems. Now if you are able to read the inscription and make its interpretation known to me, you will be clothed with purple and wear a necklace of gold around your neck, and you will have authority as the third ruler in the kingdom."

1 Timothy 2:9-10

Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments,

1 Peter 3:3-4

Your adornment must not be merely external--braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;



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