New American Standard Bible
A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.
King James Bible
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Darby Bible Translation
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.
World English Bible
Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation
A crown of beauty are grey hairs, In the way of righteousness it is found.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Omit "if." Literally, "it (i. e., the hoary head) is found in the way of righteousness," comes as the reward of righteousness.
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
"He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" (Prov. xvi. 32). Temperance is true self-government. It involves the grace of self-denial and the spirit of a sound mind. It is that poise of spirit that holds us quiet, self-possessed, recollected, deliberate, and subject ever to the voice of God and the conviction of duty in every step we take. Many persons have not that poise and recollected spirit. They are drifting at the impulse of their own impressions, moods, the influence of …
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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.
He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.
The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.
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