Proverbs 1:9 {10}
Good News Translation
Their teaching will improve your character as a handsome turban or a necklace improves your appearance.

Contemporary English Version
and wear their teachings as you would a pretty hat or a lovely necklace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.

New American Bible
A graceful diadem will they be for your head; a pendant for your neck.

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My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.

they

Proverbs 3:22 Then shalt thou walk confidently in thy way, and thy foot shall not stumble:

Proverbs 4:9 Hear, O my son, and receive my words, that years of life may be multiplied to thee.

Proverbs 6:20,21 Bind them in thy heart continually, and put them about thy neck. . . .

1 Timothy 2:9,10 In like manner, women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire: . . .

1 Peter 3:3,4 Whose adorning, let it not be the outward plaiting of the hair, or the wearing of gold, or the putting on of apparel: . . .

ornament

Songs 1:10 We will make thee chains of gold, inlaid with silver.

Songs 4:9 Thou hast wounded my heart, my sister, my spouse, thou hast wounded my heart with one of thy eyes, and with one hair of thy neck.

Isaiah 3:19 And chains and necklaces, and bracelets, and bonnets,

Ezekiel 16:11 I decked thee also with ornaments, and put bracelets on thy hands, and a chain about thy neck.

Daniel 5:7,16,29 And the king cried out aloud to bring in the wise men, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spoke, and said to the wise men of Babylon: Whosoever shall read this writing, and shall make known to me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with purple, and shall have a golden chain on his neck, and shall be the third man in my kingdom. . . .

Context
The Enticement of Sin
8That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck. 9My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.10If they shall say: Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us hide snares for the innocent without cause:…
Cross References
Genesis 41:42
And he took his ring from his own hand, and gave it into his hand: and he put upon him a robe of silk, and put a chain of gold about his neck.

Psalm 73:6
Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.

Proverbs 3:3
And thou shalt find grace, and good understanding before God and men.

Proverbs 3:22
Then shalt thou walk confidently in thy way, and thy foot shall not stumble:

Proverbs 4:9
Hear, O my son, and receive my words, that years of life may be multiplied to thee.

Songs 4:9
Thou hast wounded my heart, my sister, my spouse, thou hast wounded my heart with one of thy eyes, and with one hair of thy neck.

Jeremiah 35:8
Therefore we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all things that he commanded us: so as to drink no wine all our days: neither we, nor our wives, nor our sons, nor our daughters:

Ezekiel 16:11
I decked thee also with ornaments, and put bracelets on thy hands, and a chain about thy neck.

Daniel 5:29
Then by the king's command, Daniel was clothed with purple, and a chain of gold was put about his neck: and it was proclaimed of him that he had power as the third man in the kingdom.

Additional Translations
For they are a garland of grace on your head, and a pendant around your neck.For they shall be an ornament of grace to your head, and chains about your neck.

For they shall be a chaplet of grace unto thy head, And chains about thy neck.

For thou shalt receive for thine head a crown of graces, and a chain of gold round thy neck.

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

For they shall be a chaplet of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.

For they shalt be an ornament of grace to thy head, and chains about thy neck.

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

For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.
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