Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their maker, and whoever is happy about disaster will not go unpunished. 6 Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the pride of children is their parents. 7 Appropriate speech is inconsistent with the fool; how much more are deceitful statements with a prince!



Cross References

Genesis 50:23

Joseph saw the third generation of Ephraim's children, as well as the children who had been born to Manasseh's son Machir, whom he adopted as his own.

Exodus 3:14-15

God replied to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM," and then said, "Tell the Israelis: "I AM sent me to you.'"

1 Kings 11:12

I'm not going to do this during your lifetime, for the sake of your father David, but I will tear it out of your son's control.

1 Kings 15:4

Nevertheless, for the sake of David, the LORD his God maintained a lamp for David in Jerusalem by raising up his son after him so that Jerusalem would be established,

Job 42:16-17

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

Psalm 127:3-5

Children are a gift from the LORD; a productive womb, the LORD's reward.

Psalm 128:3-6

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children like olive shoots surrounding your table.

Proverbs 13:22

A good person leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the wealth of the wicked is reserved for the righteous.

Proverbs 16:31

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

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