Proverbs 17:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

International Standard Version

Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the pride of children is their parents.

A Conservative Version

Son's sons are the crown of old men, and the glory of sons are their fathers.

American Standard Version

Children's children are the crown of old men; And the glory of children are their fathers.

Amplified

Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers.

Bible in Basic English

Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers.

Darby Translation

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

Holman Bible

Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly, and the pride of sons is their fathers.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men, and the honour of the children are their fathers.

Julia Smith Translation

The crown of old men, sons' sons: and the glory of sons their fathers.

King James 2000

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children is their fathers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The crown of the elderly [are] {grandchildren}, and the glory of children [is] their fathers.

Modern King James verseion

Sons of sons are the crown of old men, and the glory of sons are their fathers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Children's children are a crown of the aged, and the fathers are the honour of the children.

NET Bible

Grandchildren are like a crown to the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents.

New Heart English Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men; the glory of children are their parents.

New simplified Bible

Grandchildren are the crowns of old men. Fathers take pride in their children.

The Emphasized Bible

The crown of old men, consists of children's children, and the adornment of children, is their fathers.

Webster

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children is their fathers.

World English Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men; the glory of children are their parents.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sons' sons are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons are their fathers.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
are the crown
עטרה 
`atarah 
Usage: 23

of old men
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

and the glory
תּפארת תּפארה 
Tiph'arah 
Usage: 51


Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

5 He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker; He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished. 6 Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers. 7 Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.



Cross References

Genesis 50:23

Joseph saw the third generation of Ephraim's sons; also the sons of Machir, the son of Manasseh, were born on Joseph's knees.

Exodus 3:14-15

God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM"; and He said, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'I AM has sent me to you.'"

1 Kings 11:12

"Nevertheless I will not do it in your days for the sake of your father David, but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.

1 Kings 15:4

But for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem;

Job 42:16-17

After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.

Psalm 127:3-5

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.

Psalm 128:3-6

Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 16:31

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



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