English Standard Version
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.
King James Bible
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
American Standard Version
The hoary head is a crown of glory; It shall be found in the way of righteousness.
Old age is a crown of dignity, when it is found in the ways of justice.
English Revised Version
The hoary head is a crown of glory, it shall be found in the way of righteousness.
Webster's Bible Translation
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.
Proverbs 16:31 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
A group of six proverbs follows, four of which begin with אישׁ, and five relate to the utterances of the mouth.
25 There is a way which appears as right to a man;
But the end thereof are the ways of death.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments,
for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.
Whoever winks his eyes plans dishonest things; he who purses his lips brings evil to pass.
Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.
The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.
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