Proverbs 20:29
Modern Translations
New International Version
The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old.

New Living Translation
The glory of the young is their strength; the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old.

English Standard Version
The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.

Berean Study Bible
The glory of young men is their strength, and gray hair is the splendor of the old.

New American Standard Bible
The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.

NASB 1995
The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.

NASB 1977
The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.

Amplified Bible
The glory of young men is their [physical] strength, And the honor of aged men is their gray head [representing wisdom and experience].

Christian Standard Bible
The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.

Contemporary English Version
Young people take pride in their strength, but the gray hairs of wisdom are even more beautiful.

Good News Translation
We admire the strength of youth and respect the gray hair of age.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
While the glory of young men is their strength, the splendor of older people is their silver hair.

International Standard Version
The glory of young men is their strength; and the splendor of elders is their gray hair.

NET Bible
The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

New King James Version
The glory of young men is their strength, And the splendor of old men is their gray head.

King James 2000 Bible
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

New Heart English Bible
The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.

World English Bible
The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.

American King James Version
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the grey head.

American Standard Version
The glory of young men is their strength; And the beauty of old men is the hoary head.

A Faithful Version
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.

English Revised Version
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the hoary head.

Webster's Bible Translation
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The beautie of yong men is their strength, and the glory of the aged is the gray head.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The strength of young men is their worship, and a gray head is an honour vnto the aged.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The strength of yonge men is their worshipe, & a gray heade, is an honor vnto ye aged.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The beauty of young men is their strength, "" And the honor of old men is grey hairs.

Young's Literal Translation
The beauty of young men is their strength, And the honour of old men is grey hairs.

Smith's Literal Translation
The glory of young men their strength: and the ornament of old men gray hair.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The joy of young men is their strength: and the dignity of old men, their grey hairs.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The joy of youths is their strength. And the dignity of old men is their grey hairs.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The glory of young men is their strength and the excellence of elders is old age.

Lamsa Bible
The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is their grey hair.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The glory of young men is their strength; And the beauty of old men is the hoary head.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wisdom is an ornament to young men; and grey hairs are the glory of old men.








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