Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent. 6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers. 7 Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!



Cross References

Genesis 50:23

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

Exodus 3:14-15

And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM. And he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel: I AM hath sent me unto you.

1 Kings 11:12

notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it, for David thy father's sake; I will rend it out of the hand of thy son;

1 Kings 15:4

But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem;

Job 42:16-17

And Job lived after this a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.

Psalm 127:3-5

Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, and the fruit of the womb a reward.

Psalm 128:3-6

Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine in the inner part of thy house; thy children like olive-plants round about thy table.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man.

Proverbs 16:31

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

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