Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

Darby Translation

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

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 your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion: 22 so they will be life to your soul, and grace for your neck. 23 Then you shall walk in your way securely, and your foot won't stumble.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:9

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

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to him who finds them, and health to all of his body.

Isaiah 38:16

Lord, men live by these things; and my spirit finds life in all of them: you restore me, and cause me to live.

John 12:49-50

For I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

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