Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Gray hair is a glorious crown; it is found in the way of righteousness.

International Standard Version

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is obtained by following a righteous path.

A Conservative Version

The hoary head is a crown of glory. It shall be found in the way of righteousness.

American Standard Version

The hoary head is a crown of glory; It shall be found in the way of righteousness.

Amplified

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).

Bible in Basic English

The grey head is a crown of glory, if it is seen in the way of righteousness.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Old age is a crown of glory if it is found in the way of righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

Old age a crown of glorying, shall be found in the way of justice.

King James 2000

White hair is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A crown of glory is gray hair; by a righteous life it is gained.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Age is a crown of worship, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

NET Bible

Gray hair is like a crown of glory; it is attained in the path of righteousness.

New Heart English Bible

Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

A crown of adorning, is a hoary head, in the way of righteousness, it should be found.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.

Youngs Literal Translation

A crown of beauty are grey hairs, In the way of righteousness it is found.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂיבה 
Seybah 
Usage: 19

is a crown
עטרה 
`atarah 
Usage: 23

of glory
תּפארת תּפארה 
Tiph'arah 
Usage: 51

if it be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

Images Proverbs 16:31

Prayers for Proverbs 16:31

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

30 He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass. 31 A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness. 32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:29

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

Genesis 47:7-10

Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and presented him to Pharaoh; and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Leviticus 19:32

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

1 Samuel 12:2-5

"Now, here is the king walking before you, but I am old and gray, and behold my sons are with you And I have walked before you from my youth even to this day.

1 Chronicles 29:10-25

So David blessed the LORD in the sight of all the assembly; and David said, "Blessed are You, O LORD God of Israel our father, forever and ever.

Job 32:6-7

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 3:1-2

My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments;

Proverbs 17:6

Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.

Ecclesiastes 4:13

A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.

Luke 2:29-38

"Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace, According to Your word;



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