Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the Lord.

King James Version

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

“You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am Yahweh.

International Standard Version

"Rise in the presence of the aged and honor the elderly face-to-face. "Fear your God. I am the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and thou shall fear thy God. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

‘You shall rise before the gray-headed and honor the aged, and you shall fear your God [with profound reverence]; I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Get up from your seats before the white-haired, and give honour to the old, and let the fear of your God be before you: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

Before the hoary head thou shalt rise up, and shalt honour the face of an old man; and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

From the face of gray hair thou shalt rise up, and thou shalt honor the face of the old man, and thou shalt be afraid of thy God: I Jehovah.

King James 2000

You shall rise up before the gray headed, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" '{Before} old age you shall get up, and you shall show respect for an old person; and you shall revere your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

You shall rise up before the gray head and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God. I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt rise up before the hoar head and reverence the face of the old man; and dread thy God, for I am the LORD.

NET Bible

You must stand up in the presence of the aged, honor the presence of an elder, and fear your God. I am the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Before a hoary head, shalt thou rise up, And shalt honour the presence of an elder, - So shalt thou stand in awe of thy God - I, am Yahweh.

Webster

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

World English Bible

"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

At the presence of grey hairs thou dost rise up, and thou hast honoured the presence of an old man, and hast been afraid of thy God; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the hoary head
שׂיבה 
Seybah 
Usage: 19

and honour
הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 7

the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the old man
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

and fear
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

Purity, Honor, Respect, And Honesty

31 ‘Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the Lord your God. 32 You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the Lord. 33 When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.



Cross References

Lamentations 5:12

Princes were hung by their hands;
Elders were not respected.

1 Timothy 5:1

Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,

Leviticus 19:14

You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the Lord.

Proverbs 20:29

The glory of young men is their strength,
And the honor of old men is their gray hair.

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king arose to meet her, bowed before her, and sat on his throne; then he had a throne set for the king’s mother, and she sat on his right.

Job 32:4

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were years older than he.

Job 32:6

So Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite spoke out and said,
“I am young in years and you are old;
Therefore I was shy and afraid to tell you what I think.

Proverbs 16:31

A gray head is a crown of glory;
It is found in the way of righteousness.

Isaiah 3:5

And the people will be oppressed,
Each one by another, and each one by his neighbor;
The youth will storm against the elder
And the inferior against the honorable.

Romans 13:7

Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

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