New International Version
She will give you a garland to grace your head and present you with a glorious crown."
King James Bible
She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Darby Bible Translation
She shall give to thy head a garland of grace; a crown of glory will she bestow upon thee.
World English Bible
She will give to your head a garland of grace. She will deliver a crown of splendor to you."
Young's Literal Translation
She giveth to thy head a wreath of grace, A crown of beauty she doth give thee freely.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A crown of glory - A tiara, diadem, or crown, shall not be more honorable to the princely wearer, than sound wisdom - true religion - coupled with deep learning, shall be to the Christian and the scholar.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
a crown, or she shall compass thee with a crown of glory
LibraryMonotony and Crises
'When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.'--PROVERBS iv. 12. The old metaphor likening life to a path has many felicities in it. It suggests constant change, it suggests continuous progress in one direction, and that all our days are linked together, and are not isolated fragments; and it suggests an aim and an end. So we find it perpetually in this Book of Proverbs. Here the 'way' has a specific designation, 'the way of Wisdom'--that is …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Two Paths
Epistle cxx. To Claudius in Spain .
Twenty-Fourth Day. Firmness in Temptation.
They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.
Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.
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