Proverbs 17:6
Good News Translation
Grandparents are proud of their grandchildren, just as children are proud of their parents.

Contemporary English Version
Grandparents are proud of their grandchildren, and children should be proud of their parents.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Children's children are the crown of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.

New American Bible
Children’s children are the crown of the elderly, and the glory of children is their parentage.

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

children's

Genesis 50:23 And he saw the children of Ephraim to the third generation. The children also of Machir, the sons of Manasses, were born on Joseph's knees.

Job 42:16,17 And Job lived after these things, a hundred and forty years, and he saw his children, and his children's children, unto the fourth generation, . . .

Psalm 127:3-5 Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb. . . .

Psalm 128:3-6 Thy wife as a fruitful vine, on the sides of thy house. Thy children as olive plants, round about thy table. . . .

and the

Exodus 3:14,15 God said to Moses: I AM WHO AM. He said: Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel: HE WHO IS, hath sent me to you. . . .

1 Kings 11:12 Nevertheless, in thy days I will not do it, for David thy father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.

1 Kings 15:4 But for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

Context
Better a Dry Morsel in Quietness
5He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished. 6Children's children are the crown of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.7Eloquent words do not become a fool, nor lying lips a prince.…
Cross References
Genesis 48:11
And said to his son: I am not deprived of seeing thee; moreover God hath shewn me thy seed.

Exodus 20:12
Honour thy father and thy mother, that thou mayst be longlived upon the land which the Lord thy God will give thee.

Psalm 128:6
And mayst thou see thy children's children, peace upon Israel.

Proverbs 13:22
The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.

Malachi 1:6
The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of a son is his father.Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

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

Children's children are the crown of old men; and their fathers are the glory of children. The faithful has the whole world full of wealth; but the faithless not even a farthing.

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

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

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

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

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