New Living Translation
The glory of the young is their strength; the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old.
King James Bible
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.
Darby Bible Translation
The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the grey head.
World English Bible
The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.
Young's Literal Translation
The beauty of young men is their strength, And the honour of old men is grey hairs.
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LibraryPloughing in Canaan.
In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind …
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Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained by living a godly life.
Physical punishment cleanses away evil; such discipline purifies the heart.
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