New International Version
Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained 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.
Proverbs 16:31 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The hoary head is a crown of glory - The latter part of the verse is very well added, for many a sinner has a hoary head.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
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The Providence of God
My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart,
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.
Whoever winks with their eye is plotting perversity; whoever purses their lips is bent on evil.
Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.
The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old.
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