Proverbs 3:22 So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.

Holman Bible

They will be life for you and adornment for your neck.

International Standard Version

and they will be life to you and a graceful ornament for your neck.

A Conservative Version

so they shall be life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck.

American Standard Version

So shall they be life unto thy soul, And grace to thy neck.

Amplified

And they will be life to your inner self, and a gracious ornament to your neck (your outer self).

Bible in Basic English

So they will be life for your soul, and grace for your neck.

Darby Translation

so shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace unto thy neck.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

so shall they be life unto thy soul and grace to thy neck.

Julia Smith Translation

And they shall be life to thy soul, and grace to thy throat

King James 2000

So shall they be life unto your soul, and grace to your neck.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They shall be life for your soul and adornment for your neck.

Modern King James verseion

and they shall be life to your soul and grace to your neck;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So shall it be life unto thy soul, and grace unto thy mouth.

NET Bible

So they will give life to you, and grace to adorn your neck.

New Heart English Bible

so they will be life to your soul, and grace for your neck.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

So shall they be life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck.

World English Bible

so they will be life to your soul, and grace for your neck.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they are life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So shall they be life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and grace
חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

References

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Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

21 My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion, 22 So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck. 23 Then you will walk in your way securely And your foot will not stumble.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:9

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

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.

Isaiah 38:16

"O Lord, by these things men live, And in all these is the life of my spirit; O restore me to health and let me live!

John 12:49-50

"For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

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