Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker,
and one who rejoices over calamity
will not go unpunished.
6 Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly,
and the pride of sons is their fathers.
7 Eloquent words are not appropriate on a fool’s lips;
how much worse are lies for a ruler.



Cross References

Genesis 50:23

He saw Ephraim’s sons to the third generation; the sons of Manasseh’s son Machir were recognized by Joseph.

Exodus 3:14-15

God replied to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you.”

1 Kings 11:12

However, I will not do it during your lifetime because of your father David; I will tear it out of your son’s hand.

1 Kings 15:4

But because of David, 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

Job lived 140 years after this and saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.

Psalm 127:3-5

Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord,
children, a reward.

Psalm 128:3-6

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
within your house,
your sons, like young olive trees
around your table.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren,
but the sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 16:31

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

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