Proverbs 1:9

“For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they shall be an ornament of grace vnto thy head, and chaines about thy necke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they shall be a chaplet of grace unto thy head, And chains about thy neck.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For they will be a crown of grace for your head, and chain-ornaments about your neck.
- Basic English Bible

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

For they shalt be an ornament of grace to thy head, and chains about thy neck.
- Webster's Bible

for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.
- World English Bible

For a graceful wreath [are] they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they shall be a chaplet of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • A disciple
    Sinner; Perhaps you should try and read the chapter again a few times, slowly; and take note. It is not about God taking pleasure in bringing evil upon you, as you blasphemously suggest; but about men, as God's sons, should hear their Father's instructions, and take a course in life after His good character; and not be a defiant sinner and heathen; in the end good for nothing but to be destroyed.
  • BSP
    Verse 5: A wise person is willing to listen and learn.
  • Sinner82
    I thought He took no pleasure in the destruction of the wicked.....this doesn't add up
  • BSP
    Verse 10: Those who are doing bad things may try to entice others to join them in their bad course but here we are warned not to follow them and consent.
  • Vincent
    I like what have been said
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 22:20 HAVE NOT I WRITTEN TO THEE EXCELLENT THINGS IN COUNSELS AND KNOWLEDGE --22:21--THAT I MIGHT MAKE THEE KNOW THE CERTAINTY OF -- THE WORDS OF TRUTH --THAT THOU MIGHTEST ANSWER THE WORDS OF TRUTH TO THEM THAT SEND UNTO THEE PROVERBS 8:14 COUNSEL IS MINE AND SOUND WISDOM I AM UNDERSTANDING I HAVE STRENGTH

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