Proverbs 4:8 {9}
Good News Translation
Love wisdom, and she will make you great. Embrace her, and she will bring you honor.

Contemporary English Version
If you value Wisdom and hold tightly to her, great honors will be yours.

Douay-Rheims Bible
She shall give to thy head increase of graces, and protect thee with a noble crown.

New American Bible
Extol her, and she will exalt you; she will bring you honors if you embrace her;

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She shall give to thy head increase of graces, and protect thee with a noble crown.

Proverbs 3:35 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend, that you may know prudence.

Proverbs 22:4 The fruit of humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and glory and life.

1 Samuel 2:30 Wherefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should minister in my sight, for ever. But now saith the Lord: Far be this from me: but whosoever shall glorify me, him will I glorify: but they that despise me, shall be despised.

1 Kings 3:5-13 And the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee. . . .

Daniel 12:3 But they that are learned, shall shine as the brightness of the firmament: and they that instruct many to justice, as stars for all eternity.

Context
A Father's Instruction
7Take hold on her, and she shall exalt thee: thou shalt be glorified by her, when thou shalt embrace her. 8She shall give to thy head increase of graces, and protect thee with a noble crown.9Hear, O my son, and receive my words, that years of life may be multiplied to thee.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 2:30
Wherefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should minister in my sight, for ever. But now saith the Lord: Far be this from me: but whosoever shall glorify me, him will I glorify: but they that despise me, shall be despised.

Songs 2:6
His left hand is under my head, and his right hand shall embrace me.

Additional Translations
Prize her, and she will exalt you; if you embrace her, she will honor you.Exalt her, and she shall promote you: she shall bring you to honor, when you do embrace her.

Exalt her, and she will promote thee; She will bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her.

Secure it, and it shall exalt thee: honour it, that it may embrace thee;

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee; she shall bring thee to honour when thou dost embrace her.

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her.

Esteem her, and she will exalt you. She will bring you to honor, when you embrace her.

Exalt her, and she doth lift thee up, She honoureth thee, when thou dost embrace her.
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