New American Standard Bible
Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.
King James Bible
For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Darby Bible Translation
for they shall be a garland of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
World English Bible
for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.
Young's Literal Translation
For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.
Proverbs 1:9 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
To the Israelite's mind no signs or badges of joy or glory were higher in worth than the garland around the head, the gold chain around the neck, worn by kings and the favorites of kings Genesis 41:42; Daniel 5:29.
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Richard Baxter, was born in 1615, at Rowton, near Shrewsbury, in England. After surmounting great difficulties in securing an education for the ministry he was ordained in 1638, in the Church of England, his first important charge being that of Kidderminster, where he established his reputation as a powerful evangelical and controversial preacher. Altho opposed to Cromwell's extreme acts, he became a chaplain in the army of the Rebellion. His influence was all on the side of peace, however, and at …
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Then Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put the gold necklace around his neck.
Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them.
Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.
"She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty."
Song of Solomon 4:9
"You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace.
"We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all that he commanded us, not to drink wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons or our daughters,
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