Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 garland of grace on your head,
And chains and ornaments [of gold] around 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.

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.

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

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Advice To The Young

8 Hear, my son, the correction of thy father, and do not reject the instruction of thy mother; 9 For, a wreath of beauty, shall they be to thy head, and chains of ornament, to thy neck. 10 My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:9

She will give for thy head, a wreath of beauty, A crown of adorning, will she bestow upon thee.

Genesis 41:42

So Pharaoh took his ring from off his hands and put it upon Joseph's hand, - and clothed him in garments of fine linen, and put the chain of gold upon his neck;

Daniel 5:29

Then Belshazzar, gave word, that they should clothe Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold upon his neck, - and should make a proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler over the kingdom.

Proverbs 3:22

So shall they become life to thy soul, and an adorning to thy neck;

Proverbs 6:20-21

Observe thou, my son, the commandment of thy father, and do not decline from the instruction of thy mother:

Song of Songs 1:10

Comely are thy cheeks, with bead-rows, thy neck, with strings of gems.

Song of Songs 4:9

Thou hast encouraged me, my sister, bride, - thou hast encouraged me, with one glance of thine eyes, with one ornament of thy neck.

Isaiah 3:19

the pendants and the bracelets and the veils;

Ezekiel 16:11

Then decked I thee with ornaments, And put bracelets upon thy hands, And a neckchain upon thy throat;

Daniel 5:7

The king began crying out again, to bring in the magicians, the Chaldeans and the astrologers, - the king spake and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever it is that shall read this writing, and, the interpretation thereof, shall declare unto me, with purple, shall he be clothed, and have a chain of gold upon his neck, and, as the third in the kingdom, shall he have dominion.

Daniel 5:16

I, however, have heard concerning thee, that thou art able, interpretations, to unfold, and, knotty points, to unravel, - Now, if thou be able, the writing, to read, and, the interpretation thereof, to make known unto me, with purple, shalt thou be clothed, and, a chain of gold, shalt thou have upon thy neck, and, as the third in the kingdom, shalt thou have dominion.

1 Timothy 2:9-10

In the same way, that, the women, in seemly attire, with modesty and sober-mindedness, be adorning themselves, - not with plaitings and ornamentation of gold, or with pearls, or with costly apparel, -

1 Peter 3:3-4

Whose adorning, let it be - not the outward, of plaiting the hair and wearing golden ornaments, or putting on of apparel,

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