86 verses

Gen 49:26

(NIV)
Your father’s blessings are greater
than the blessings of the ancient mountains,
than the bounty of the age-old hills.
Let all these rest on the head of Joseph,
on the brow of the prince among his brothers.
(ESV)
The blessings of your father
are mighty beyond the blessings of my parents,
up to the bounties of the everlasting hills.
May they be on the head of Joseph,
and on the brow of him who was set apart from his brothers.

Exod 29:6

(NIV)
Put the turban on his head and attach the sacred emblem to the turban.
(ESV)
And you shall set the turban on his head and put the holy crown on the turban.

Exod 39:30

(NIV)
They made the plate, the sacred emblem, out of pure gold and engraved on it, like an inscription on a seal:  holy to the Lord.
(ESV)
They made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote on it an inscription, like the engraving of a signet, “Holy to the  Lord.”

Lev 8:9

(NIV)
Then he placed the turban on Aaron’s head and set the gold plate, the sacred emblem, on the front of it, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And he set the turban on his head, and on the turban, in front, he set the golden plate, the holy crown, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

Lev 21:12

(NIV)
nor leave the sanctuary of his God or desecrate it, because he has been dedicated by the anointing oil of his God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
He shall not go out of the sanctuary, lest he profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is on him: I am the  Lord.

Num 6:4

(NIV)
As long as they remain under their Nazirite vow, they must not eat anything that comes from the grapevine, not even the seeds or skins.

(ESV)
All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, not even the seeds or the skins.

Num 6:5

(NIV)
‘“During the entire period of their Nazirite vow, no razor may be used on their head. They must be holy until the period of their dedication to the  Lord is over; they must let their hair grow long.

(ESV)
All the days of his vow of separation, no razor shall touch his head. Until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the  Lord, he shall be holy. He shall let the locks of hair of his head grow long.

Num 6:7

(NIV)
Even if their own father or mother or brother or sister dies, they must not make themselves ceremonially unclean on account of them, because the symbol of their dedication to God is on their head.
(ESV)
Not even for his father or for his mother, for brother or sister, if they die, shall he make himself unclean, because his separation to God is on his head.

Num 6:8

(NIV)
Throughout the period of their dedication, they are consecrated to the  Lord.

(ESV)
All the days of his separation he is holy to the  Lord.

Num 6:9

(NIV)
‘“If someone dies suddenly in the Nazirite’s presence, thus defiling the hair that symbolises their dedication, they must shave their head on the seventh day – the day of their cleansing.
(ESV)
“And if any man dies very suddenly beside him and he defiles his consecrated head, then he shall shave his head on the day of his cleansing; on the seventh day he shall shave it.

Num 6:12

(NIV)
They must rededicate themselves to the  Lord for the same period of dedication and must bring a year-old male lamb as a guilt offering. The previous days do not count, because they became defiled during their period of dedication.

(ESV)
and separate himself to the  Lord for the days of his separation and bring a male lamb a year old for a guilt offering. But the previous period shall be void, because his separation was defiled.

Num 6:13

(NIV)
‘“Now this is the law of the Nazirite when the period of their dedication is over. They are to be brought to the entrance to the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
“And this is the law for the Nazirite when the time of his separation has been completed: he shall be brought to the entrance of the tent of meeting,

Num 6:18

(NIV)
‘“Then at the entrance to the tent of meeting, the Nazirite must shave off the hair that symbolises their dedication. They are to take the hair and put it in the fire that is under the sacrifice of the fellowship offering.

(ESV)
And the Nazirite shall shave his consecrated head at the entrance of the tent of meeting and shall take the hair from his consecrated head and put it on the fire that is under the sacrifice of the peace offering.

Num 6:19

(NIV)
‘“After the Nazirite has shaved off the hair that symbolises their dedication, the priest is to place in their hands a boiled shoulder of the ram, and one thick loaf and one thin loaf from the basket, both made without yeast.
(ESV)
And the priest shall take the shoulder of the ram, when it is boiled, and one unleavened loaf out of the basket and one unleavened wafer, and shall put them on the hands of the Nazirite, after he has shaved the hair of his consecration,

Num 6:21

(NIV)
‘“This is the law of the Nazirite who vows offerings to the  Lord in accordance with their dedication, in addition to whatever else they can afford. They must fulfil the vows they have made, according to the law of the Nazirite.”’

(ESV)
This is the law of the Nazirite. But if he vows an offering to the  Lord above his Nazirite vow, as he can afford, in exact accordance with the vow that he takes, then he shall do in addition to the law of the Nazirite.”

Deut 28:35

(NIV)
The  Lord will afflict your knees and legs with painful boils that cannot be cured, spreading from the soles of your feet to the top of your head.

(ESV)
The  Lord will strike you on the knees and on the legs with grievous boils of which you cannot be healed, from the sole of your foot to the crown of your head.

Deut 33:16

(NIV)
with the best gifts of the earth and its fulness
and the favour of him who dwelt in the burning bush.
Let all these rest on the head of Joseph,
on the brow of the prince among his brothers.
(ESV)
with the best gifts of the earth and its fullness
and the favor of him who dwells in the bush.
May these rest on the head of Joseph,
on the pate of him who is prince among his brothers.

Deut 33:20

(NIV)
About Gad he said:

‘Blessed is he who enlarges Gad’s domain!
Gad lives there like a lion,
tearing at arm or head.
(ESV)
And of Gad he said,

Blessed be he who enlarges Gad!
Gad crouches like a lion;
he tears off arm and scalp.

1Sam 23:26

(NIV)
Saul was going along one side of the mountain, and David and his men were on the other side, hurrying to get away from Saul. As Saul and his forces were closing in on David and his men to capture them,
(ESV)
Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain. And David was hurrying to get away from Saul. As Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them,

2Sam 1:10

(NIV)
‘So I stood beside him and killed him, because I knew that after he had fallen he could not survive. And I took the crown that was on his head and the band on his arm and have brought them here to my lord.’

(ESV)
So I stood beside him and killed him, because I was sure that he could not live after he had fallen. And I took the crown that was on his head and the armlet that was on his arm, and I have brought them here to my lord.”

2Sam 12:30

(NIV)
David took the crown from their king’s head, and it was placed on his own head. It weighed a talent of gold, and it was set with precious stones. David took a great quantity of plunder from the city
(ESV)
And he took the crown of their king from his head. The weight of it was a talent of gold, and in it was a precious stone, and it was placed on David’s head. And he brought out the spoil of the city, a very great amount.

2Sam 14:25

(NIV)
In all Israel there was not a man so highly praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the top of his head to the sole of his foot there was no blemish in him.
(ESV)
Now in all Israel there was no one so much to be praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.

2Kgs 11:12

(NIV)
Jehoiada brought out the king’s son and put the crown on him; he presented him with a copy of the covenant and proclaimed him king. They anointed him, and the people clapped their hands and shouted, ‘Long live the king!’

(ESV)
Then he brought out the king’s son and put the crown on him and gave him the testimony. And they proclaimed him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, “Long live the king!”

1Chr 20:2

(NIV)
David took the crown from the head of their king – its weight was found to be a talent of gold, and it was set with precious stones – and it was placed on David’s head. He took a great quantity of plunder from the city
(ESV)
And David took the crown of their king from his head. He found that it weighed a talent of gold, and in it was a precious stone. And it was placed on David’s head. And he brought out the spoil of the city, a very great amount.

2Chr 23:11

(NIV)
Jehoiada and his sons brought out the king’s son and put the crown on him; they presented him with a copy of the covenant and proclaimed him king. They anointed him and shouted, ‘Long live the king!’

(ESV)
Then they brought out the king’s son and put the crown on him and gave him the testimony. And they proclaimed him king, and Jehoiada and his sons anointed him, and they said, “Long live the king.”

Esth 1:11

(NIV)
to bring before him Queen Vashti, wearing her royal crown, in order to display her beauty to the people and nobles, for she was lovely to look at.
(ESV)
to bring Queen Vashti before the king with her royal crown, in order to show the peoples and the princes her beauty, for she was lovely to look at.

Esth 2:17

(NIV)
Now the king was attracted to Esther more than to any of the other women, and she won his favour and approval more than any of the other virgins. So he set a royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.
(ESV)
the king loved Esther more than all the women, and she won grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.

Esth 6:8

(NIV)
let them bring a royal robe the king has worn and a horse the king has ridden, one with a royal crest placed on its head.
(ESV)
let royal robes be brought, which the king has worn, and the horse that the king has ridden, and on whose head a royal crown is set.

Esth 8:15

(NIV)
When Mordecai left the king’s presence, he was wearing royal garments of blue and white, a large crown of gold and a purple robe of fine linen. And the city of Susa held a joyous celebration.
(ESV)
Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of blue and white, with a great golden crown and a robe of fine linen and purple, and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.

Job 2:7

(NIV)
So Satan went out from the presence of the  Lord and afflicted Job with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head.
(ESV)
So Satan went out from the presence of the  Lord and struck Job with loathsome sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

Job 19:9

(NIV)
He has stripped me of my honour
and removed the crown from my head.
(ESV)
He has stripped from me my glory
and taken the crown from my head.

Job 31:36

(NIV)
Surely I would wear it on my shoulder,
I would put it on like a crown.
(ESV)
Surely I would carry it on my shoulder;
I would bind it on me as a crown;

Ps 5:12

(NIV)
Surely,  Lord, you bless the righteous;
you surround them with your favour as with a shield.
(ESV)
For you bless the righteous, O  Lord;
you cover him with favor as with a shield.

Ps 7:16

(NIV)
The trouble they cause recoils on them;
their violence comes down on their own heads.
(ESV)
His mischief returns upon his own head,
and on his own skull his violence descends.

Ps 8:5

(NIV)
You have made them a little lower than the angels
and crowned them with glory and honour.
(ESV)
Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings
and crowned him with glory and honor.

Ps 21:3

(NIV)
You came to greet him with rich blessings
and placed a crown of pure gold on his head.
(ESV)
For you meet him with rich blessings;
you set a crown of fine gold upon his head.

Ps 65:11

(NIV)
You crown the year with your bounty,
and your carts overflow with abundance.
(ESV)
You crown the year with your bounty;
your wagon tracks overflow with abundance.

Ps 68:21

(NIV)
Surely God will crush the heads of his enemies,
the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.
(ESV)
But God will strike the heads of his enemies,
the hairy crown of him who walks in his guilty ways.

Ps 89:39

(NIV)
You have renounced the covenant with your servant
and have defiled his crown in the dust.
(ESV)
You have renounced the covenant with your servant;
you have defiled his crown in the dust.

Ps 103:4

(NIV)
who redeems your life from the pit
and crowns you with love and compassion,
(ESV)
who redeems your life from the pit,
who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,

Ps 132:18

(NIV)
I will clothe his enemies with shame,
but his head shall be adorned with a radiant crown.’
(ESV)
His enemies I will clothe with shame,
but on him his crown will shine.”

Prov 4:9

(NIV)
She will give you a garland to grace your head
and present you with a glorious crown.’
(ESV)
She will place on your head a graceful garland;
she will bestow on you a beautiful crown.”

Prov 12:4

(NIV)
A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown,
but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.
(ESV)
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband,
but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones.

Prov 14:24

(NIV)
The wealth of the wise is their crown,
but the folly of fools yields folly.
(ESV)
The crown of the wise is their wealth,
but the folly of fools brings folly.

Prov 16:31

(NIV)
Grey hair is a crown of splendour;
it is attained in the way of righteousness.
(ESV)
Gray hair is a crown of glory;
it is gained in a righteous life.

Prov 17:6

(NIV)
Children’s children are a crown to the aged,
and parents are the pride of their children.
(ESV)
Grandchildren are the crown of the aged,
and the glory of children is their fathers.

Prov 27:24

(NIV)
for riches do not endure for ever,
and a crown is not secure for all generations.
(ESV)
for riches do not last forever;
and does a crown endure to all generations?

Song 3:11

(NIV)
come out,
and look, you daughters of Zion.
Look on King Solomon wearing a crown,
the crown with which his mother crowned him
on the day of his wedding,
the day his heart rejoiced.
(ESV)
Go out, O daughters of Zion,
and look upon King Solomon,
with the crown with which his mother crowned him
on the day of his wedding,
on the day of the gladness of his heart.

Isa 3:17

(NIV)
Therefore the Lord will bring sores on the heads of the women of Zion;
the  Lord will make their scalps bald.’
(ESV)
therefore the Lord will strike with a scab
the heads of the daughters of Zion,
and the  Lord will lay bare their secret parts.

Isa 23:8

(NIV)
Who planned this against Tyre,
the bestower of crowns,
whose merchants are princes,
whose traders are renowned in the earth?
(ESV)
Who has purposed this
against Tyre, the bestower of crowns,
whose merchants were princes,
whose traders were the honored of the earth?

Isa 28:1

(NIV)
Woe to that wreath, the pride of Ephraim’s drunkards,
to the fading flower, his glorious beauty,
set on the head of a fertile valley –
to that city, the pride of those laid low by wine!
(ESV)
Ah, the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim,
and the fading flower of its glorious beauty,
which is on the head of the rich valley of those overcome with wine!

Isa 28:3

(NIV)
That wreath, the pride of Ephraim’s drunkards,
will be trampled underfoot.
(ESV)
The proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim
will be trodden underfoot;

Isa 28:5

(NIV)
In that day the  Lord Almighty
will be a glorious crown,
a beautiful wreath
for the remnant of his people.
(ESV)
In that day the  Lord of hosts will be a crown of glory,
and a diadem of beauty, to the remnant of his people,

Isa 62:3

(NIV)
You will be a crown of splendour in the  Lord’s hand,
a royal diadem in the hand of your God.
(ESV)
You shall be a crown of beauty in the hand of the  Lord,
and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Jer 2:16

(NIV)
Also, the men of Memphis and Tahpanhes
have cracked your skull.
(ESV)
Moreover, the men of Memphis and Tahpanhes
have shaved the crown of your head.

Jer 7:29

(NIV)
‘“Cut off your hair and throw it away; take up a lament on the barren heights, for the  Lord has rejected and abandoned this generation that is under his wrath.

(ESV)
“‘Cut off your hair and cast it away;
raise a lamentation on the bare heights,
for the  Lord has rejected and forsaken
the generation of his wrath.’

Jer 13:18

(NIV)
Say to the king and to the queen mother,
‘Come down from your thrones,
for your glorious crowns
will fall from your heads.’
(ESV)
Say to the king and the queen mother:
“Take a lowly seat,
for your beautiful crown
has come down from your head.”

Jer 48:45

(NIV)
‘In the shadow of Heshbon
the fugitives stand helpless,
for a fire has gone out from Heshbon,
a blaze from the midst of Sihon;
it burns the foreheads of Moab,
the skulls of the noisy boasters.
(ESV)
“In the shadow of Heshbon
fugitives stop without strength,
for fire came out from Heshbon,
flame from the house of Sihon;
it has destroyed the forehead of Moab,
the crown of the sons of tumult.

Lam 5:16

(NIV)
The crown has fallen from our head.
Woe to us, for we have sinned!
(ESV)
The crown has fallen from our head;
woe to us, for we have sinned!

Ezek 16:12

(NIV)
and I put a ring on your nose, earrings on your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.
(ESV)
And I put a ring on your nose and earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.
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