New Living Translation
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained by living a godly life.
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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LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
My child, never forget the things I have taught you. Store my commands in your heart.
If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying.
With narrowed eyes, people plot evil; with a smirk, they plan their mischief.
Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.
The glory of the young is their strength; the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old.
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