Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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

References

Fausets

Images Proverbs 17:6

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

5 Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he who is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent or go unpunished. 6 Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers. 7 Fine or arrogant speech does not befit [an empty-headed] fool -- "much less do lying lips befit a prince.



Cross References

Genesis 50:23

And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third generation; the children also of Machir son of Manasseh were brought up on Joseph's knees.

Exodus 3:14-15

And God said to Moses, I Am Who I Am and What I Am, and I Will Be What I Will Be; and He said, You shall say this to the Israelites: I Am has sent me to you!

1 Kings 11:12

However, in your days I will not do it, for David your father's sake. But I will rend it out of the hand of your son!

1 Kings 15:4

Nevertheless, for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him and establishing Jerusalem,

Job 42:16-17

After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his sons' sons, even to four generations.

Psalm 127:3-5

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

Psalm 128:3-6

Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine in the innermost parts of your house; your children shall be like olive plants round about your table.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.

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).

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