Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall rise up before the hoary head and honor the face of the old man and [reverently] fear your God. I am the Lord.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt rise up before grey hair and honour the face of the elder and fear thy God. I am the LORD.

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 Turn not to those [mediums] who have familiar spirits or to wizards; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the Lord your God. 32 You shall rise up before the hoary head and honor the face of the old man and [reverently] fear your God. I am the Lord. 33 And if a stranger dwells temporarily with you in your land, you shall not suppress and mistreat him.



Cross References

Lamentations 5:12

They hung princes by their hands; the persons of elders were not respected.

1 Timothy 5:1

Do not sharply censure or rebuke an older man, but entreat and plead with him as [you would with] a father. Treat younger men like brothers;

Leviticus 19:14

You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall [reverently] fear your God. I am the Lord.

Proverbs 20:29

The glory of young men is their strength, and the beauty of old men is their gray head [suggesting wisdom and experience].

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set at his right hand for her, the king's mother.

Job 32:4

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because the others were older than he.

Job 32:6

Then Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite said, I am young, and you are aged; for that reason I was timid and restrained and dared not declare my opinion to you.

Proverbs 16:31

The hoary head is a crown of beauty and glory if it is found in the way of righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

Isaiah 3:5

And the people shall be oppressed, each one by another, and each one by his neighbor; the child shall behave himself proudly and with insolence against the old man, and the lowborn against the honorable [person of rank].

Romans 13:7

Render to all men their dues. [Pay] taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, and honor to whom honor is due.

1 Peter 2:17

Show respect for all men [treat them honorably]. Love the brotherhood (the Christian fraternity of which Christ is the Head). Reverence God. Honor the emperor.

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