Proverbs 4:9

“She shall giue to thine head an ornament of grace, a crowne of glory shall she deliuer to thee.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
- King James Version

"She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She will give to thy head a chaplet of grace; A crown of beauty will she deliver to thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She will put a crown of grace on your head, giving you a head-dress of glory.
- Basic English Bible

She shall give to thy head a garland of grace; a crown of glory will she bestow upon thee.
- Darby Bible

She shall give to thy head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
- Webster's Bible

She will give to your head a garland of grace. She will deliver a crown of splendor to you."
- World English Bible

She giveth to thy head a wreath of grace, A crown of beauty she doth give thee freely.
- Youngs Literal Bible

She will give to thy head a chaplet of grace; a crown of glory will she bestow on thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:9


4:9 Grace - A beautiful ornament, such as they used to put upon their heads.


Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.
  • Sg
    For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Oh Doing God’s will is eating Godss meat.
  • Bill
    How wonderful is this chapter? How concise it is leaving nothing to doubt about the believer's response to evil and entering into or near to evil. Thank you Lord for these words.

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