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Proverbs 4:9

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— “She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty.”
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— She shall give to thine head a chaplet of grace: a crown of beauty shall she deliver to thee.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— She will give to thy head a chaplet of grace; A crown of beauty will she deliver to thee.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— She shall give to thy head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— She shall give to thy head a garland of grace; a crown of glory will she bestow upon thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— She will give for thy head, a wreath of beauty, A crown of adorning, will she bestow upon thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— She giveth to thy head a wreath of grace, A crown of beauty she doth give thee freely.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— She shall give to thy head increase of graces, and protect thee with a noble crown.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— She shal giue a comely ornamet vnto thine head, yea, she shal giue thee a crowne of glorie.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— She shall giue to thine head an ornament of grace, a crowne of glory shall she deliuer to thee.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— She shall put upon your head an ornament of grace; a crown of glory shall she bestow upon you.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— that it may give unto thy head a crown of graces, and may cover thee with a crown of delight.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
She shall give 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to thine head 7218
{7218} Prime
From an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
an ornament 3880
{3880} Prime
From H3867; something attached, that is, a wreath.
of grace: 2580
{2580} Prime
From H2603; graciousness, that is, subjectively (kindness, favor) or objectively (beauty).
a crown 5850
{5850} Prime
From H5849; a crown.
of glory 8597
{8597} Prime
From H6286; ornament (abstractly or concretely, literally or figuratively).
shall she deliver 4042
{4042} Prime
A denominative from H4043; properly to shield; encompass with; figuratively to rescue, to hand safely over (that is, surrender).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
to thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 4:9

_ _ ornament — such as the chaplet or wreath of conquerors.

_ _ deliver — (Compare Genesis 14:20). The allusion to a shield, contained in the Hebrew, suggests protection as well as honor (compare Proverbs 4:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 4:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 4:9

Grace — A beautiful ornament, such as they used to put upon their heads.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 1:9 For they [shall be] an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Proverbs 3:22 So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
1 Timothy 2:9-10 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; ... But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
1 Peter 3:4 But [let it be] the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, [even the ornament] of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

a crown:
etc. or, she shall compass thee with a crown of glory,
Proverbs 16:31 The hoary head [is] a crown of glory, [if] it be found in the way of righteousness.
Isaiah 28:5 In that day shall the LORD of hosts be for a crown of glory, and for a diadem of beauty, unto the residue of his people,
Hebrews 2:7-9 Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands: ... But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.
1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
Revelation 3:21 To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
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Pv 1:9; 3:22; 16:31. Is 28:5. 1Ti 2:9. He 2:7. 1P 3:4; 5:4. Rv 3:21.

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