Leviticus 19:32
New International Version
"'Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the LORD.

New Living Translation
“Stand up in the presence of the elderly, and show respect for the aged. Fear your God. I am the LORD.

English Standard Version
“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
You are to rise in the presence of the elderly, honor the aged, and fear your God. I am the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
'You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

New King James Version
‘You shall rise before the gray headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.

King James Bible
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
"You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
I command you to show respect for older people and to obey me with fear and trembling.

Good News Translation
"Show respect for old people and honor them. Reverently obey me; I am the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am Yahweh."

International Standard Version
"Rise in the presence of the aged and honor the elderly face-to-face. "Fear your God. I am the LORD.

NET Bible
You must stand up in the presence of the aged, honor the presence of an elder, and fear your God. I am the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Show respect to the elderly, and honor older people. In this way you show respect for your God. I am the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and thou shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded, and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall rise up before the gray headed, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.

American King James Version
You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and shalt fear thy God: I am the Lord your God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rise up before the hoary head, and honour the person of the aged man: and fear the Lord thy God. I am the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
Before the hoary head thou shalt rise up, and shalt honour the face of an old man; and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and thou shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

World English Bible
"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
At the presence of grey hairs thou dost rise up, and thou hast honoured the presence of an old man, and hast been afraid of thy God; I am Jehovah.
Study Bible
Keep My Decrees
31You must not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out, or you will be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God. 32You are to rise in the presence of the elderly, honor the aged, and fear your God. I am the LORD. 33When a foreigner resides with you in your land, you must not oppress him.…
Cross References
1 Timothy 5:1
Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men as brothers,

Genesis 31:35
Rachel said to her father, "Sir, do not be angry that I cannot stand up before you; for I am having my period." So Laban searched, but could not find the household idols.

2 Kings 17:36
Instead, worship the LORD, who brought you out of the land of Egypt with great power and an outstretched arm. You are to bow down to Him and offer sacrifices to Him.

Proverbs 23:22
Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Lamentations 5:12
Princes have been hung up by their hands; elders receive no respect.

Treasury of Scripture

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

Leviticus 19:14
Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.

1 Kings 2:19
Bathsheba therefore went unto king Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself unto her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand.

Job 32:4,6
Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he…









Lexicon
You are to rise
תָּק֔וּם (tā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

in the presence
מִפְּנֵ֤י (mip·pə·nê)
Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

of the elderly,
שֵׂיבָה֙ (śê·ḇāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7872: Hoary head, old age

honor
וְהָדַרְתָּ֖ (wə·hā·ḏar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1921: To swell up, to favor, honour, be high, proud

the aged,
זָקֵ֑ן (zā·qên)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2205: Old

and fear
וְיָרֵ֥אתָ (wə·yā·rê·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3372: To fear, to revere, caus, to frighten

your God.
מֵּאֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ (mê·’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

I
אֲנִ֥י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

am the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel
(32) Rise up before the hoary head.--But though no regard is to be paid to these soothsayers and cunning men, the greatest reverence is to be shown to the aged, for "with the old is wisdom, and in length of days understanding" (Job 12:12; Job 32:7, &c.). If we, therefore, are to attain to the holiness which, as it is set forth in the beginning of this chapter, is to reflect the holiness of God, we must have reverence for the ancients, since God himself is called "the Ancient of days" (Daniel 7:9; Daniel 7:13; Daniel 7:22). This precept, which is so often inculcated in Holy Writ, is beautifully enforced in the maxims of the authorities during the second Temple. "He who receives and takes care of an old man is rewarded as if he received and sought God," is one of their sayings. Again, "Prophets are only believed if they come armed with Divine miracles, but old men always." To this day, when, among the orthodox Jews, an aged person enters into a house where young people are, they all rise up, and will not sit down till he asks them to do it. An exception, however, is made with regard to workmen. When an aged person passes by artisans who are en. gaged in their work, they need not stand up, and thus be interrupted in their labour.

Verse 32. - Reverence for the old is inculcated as being a part, not merely of natural respect, but of the fear of God. In the East this virtue, implying deference on the part of the strong to the weak, and of the inexperienced to the wise, exists in larger influence for good than in the West, where, however, its place has been, but only partially, supplied by the greater deference paid by man to woman (cf. Proverbs 16:31; Proverbs 20:29).
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