Proverbs 16:31

“The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:31

The hoary head is a crowne of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The hoary head is a crown of glory; It shall be found in the way of righteousness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The grey head is a crown of glory, if it is seen in the way of righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

The hoary head is a crown of glory, [if] it is found in the way of righteousness.
- Darby Bible

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

Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.
- World English Bible

A crown of beauty [are] grey hairs, In the way of righteousness it is found.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The hoary head is a crown of glory, it is found in the way of righteousness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:31

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:31


16:30 Shutteth - That his thoughts may be more intent. Moving - Which is the gesture of one whose thoughts are deeply engaged.

16:32 Is better - Of a more gallant and generous spirit, and more valiant and victorious.

16:33 The lot - As the ancient practice was in deciding doubtful things. The event of which though casual to men, is directed by God's providence.


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