Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray hair go down to Sheol in peace.

King James Version

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

Holman Bible

Act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray head descend to Sheol in peace.

International Standard Version

So act consistently with your wisdom, and don't let him die as a peaceful old man.

A Conservative Version

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and do not let his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

American Standard Version

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

Amplified

Do therefore according to your wisdom, but let not his hoary head go down to Sheol (the place of the dead) in peace.

Bible in Basic English

So be guided by your wisdom, and let not his white head go down to the underworld in peace.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt do according to thy wisdom, and not let his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do, therefore, according to thy wisdom and let not his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

Julia Smith Translation

And do according to thy wisdom, and thou wilt not bring down his gray hairs in peace to hades

King James 2000

Do therefore according to your wisdom, and let not his gray head go down to the grave in peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must act according to your wisdom, but you must not let his gray hair go down to Sheol in peace.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall do according to your wisdom and shall not let his gray head go down to the grave in peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Deal with him therefore according to thy wisdom and see that thou bring not his hoar head down to the grave in peace.

NET Bible

Do to him what you think is appropriate, but don't let him live long and die a peaceful death.

New Heart English Bible

Do therefore according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, therefore, must do according to thy wisdom, - but will not let his grey hair go down in peace, to hades.

Webster

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoary head go down to the grave in peace.

World English Bible

Do therefore according to your wisdom, and don't let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast done according to thy wisdom, and dost not let his old age go down in peace to Sheol.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and let not his hoar head
שׂיבה 
Seybah 
Usage: 19

go down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

to the grave
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

David's Instructions For Solomon

5 "Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet. 6 "So act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray hair go down to Sheol in peace. 7 "But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table; for they assisted me when I fled from Absalom your brother.


Cross References

1 Kings 2:9

"Now therefore, do not let him go unpunished, for you are a wise man; and you will know what you ought to do to him, and you will bring his gray hair down to Sheol with blood."

Genesis 9:6

"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left If harm should befall him on the journey you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."

Numbers 35:33

'So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it.

1 Kings 2:28-34

Now the news came to Joab, for Joab had followed Adonijah, although he had not followed Absalom And Joab fled to the tent of the LORD and took hold of the horns of the altar.

2 Kings 22:20

"Therefore, behold, I will gather you to your fathers, and you will be gathered to your grave in peace, and your eyes will not see all the evil which I will bring on this place."'" So they brought back word to the king.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.

Proverbs 28:17

A man who is laden with the guilt of human blood Will be a fugitive until death; let no one support him.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Isaiah 48:22

"There is no peace for the wicked," says the LORD.

Isaiah 57:2

He enters into peace; They rest in their beds, Each one who walked in his upright way.

Isaiah 57:21

"There is no peace," says my God, "for the wicked."

Isaiah 65:20

"No longer will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, Or an old man who does not live out his days; For the youth will die at the age of one hundred And the one who does not reach the age of one hundred Will be thought accursed.

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