Parallel Verses

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.

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 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 You shall not turn to mediums, and you shall not seek to spirit-knowers to be defiled by them. I am Jehovah your God. 32 You shall rise up before the gray head and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God. I am Jehovah. 33 And if a stranger lives with you in your land, you shall not oppress him.



Cross References

Lamentations 5:12

Rulers were hanged by the hand; the faces of elders were not honored.

1 Timothy 5:1

Do not sharply rebuke an elder, but exhort as a father, and the younger ones as brothers,

Leviticus 19:14

You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling-block before the blind, but shall fear your God. I am Jehovah.

Proverbs 20:29

The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

1 Kings 2:19

And Bathsheba came in to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself to her, and sat on his throne, and caused a throne to be set for the king's mother. And she sat on his right hand.

Job 32:4

And Elihu had waited beside Job with words, because they were older than he in days.

Job 32:6

And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I am young, and you are very old; therefore I was afraid, and dared not show you my opinion.

Proverbs 16:31

The gray head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.

Isaiah 3:5

And the people shall be crushed, every man by another, and every man by his neighbor; the boy shall act proudly against the old man, and the low against the honorable.

Romans 13:7

Therefore give to all their dues; to the one due tax, the tax; tribute to whom tribute is due, fear to whom fear is due, and honor to whom honor is due.

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

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