Proverbs 16:31
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English Standard Version
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.

King James Bible
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

American Standard Version
The hoary head is a crown of glory; It shall be found in the way of righteousness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Old age is a crown of dignity, when it is found in the ways of justice.

English Revised Version
The hoary head is a crown of glory, it shall be found in the way of righteousness.

Webster's Bible Translation
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.

Proverbs 16:31 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

A group of six proverbs follows, four of which begin with אישׁ, and five relate to the utterances of the mouth.

25 There is a way which appears as right to a man;

     But the end thereof are the ways of death.

This verse equals Proverbs 14:12.

Proverbs 16:31 Parallel Commentaries

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Proverbs 20:29 The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the grey head.

Leviticus 19:32 You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.

Job 32:6,7 And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I am young, and you are very old; why I was afraid...

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Genesis 47:7-10 And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh: and Jacob blessed Pharaoh...

1 Samuel 12:2-5 And now, behold, the king walks before you: and I am old and gray headed; and, behold, my sons are with you...

1 Chronicles 29:10 Why David blessed the LORD before all the congregation: and David said, Blessed be you, LORD God of Israel our father...

Ecclesiastes 4:13 Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Luke 2:29,37,38 Lord, now let you your servant depart in peace, according to your word...

Philemon 1:9 Yet for love's sake I rather beseech you, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

Cross References
Proverbs 3:1
My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments,

Proverbs 3:2
for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.

Proverbs 16:30
Whoever winks his eyes plans dishonest things; he who purses his lips brings evil to pass.

Proverbs 16:32
Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Proverbs 20:29
The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.

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