Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 soul (your inner self)
And a gracious adornment to your neck (your outer self).

Bible in Basic English

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

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

21 My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion: 22 so shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace unto thy neck. 23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way securely, and thy foot shall not stumble;



Cross References

Proverbs 1:9

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

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

Isaiah 38:16

Lord, by these things men live, and in all these things is the life of my spirit; and thou hast recovered me, and made me to live.

John 12:49-50

For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what I should say and what I should speak;

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