Proverbs 17:6

“Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 17:6

Childrens children are the crowne of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Children's children are the crown of old men; And the glory of children are their fathers.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers.
- Basic English Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
- Darby Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children is their fathers.
- Webster's Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men; the glory of children are their parents.
- World English Bible

Sons' sons [are] the crown of old men, And the glory of sons [are] their fathers.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 17:6

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:6


17:4 False lips - To false accusations and calumnies, which give him occasion and encouragement to do mischief.

17:7 Excellent speech - Discourse of high and excellent things.

17:8 A precious stone - Pleasant and acceptable; and withal dazzles his eyes. Whithersoever - To whomsoever it is presented. But this, as also many of her proverbs, are to be understood of most men, not of all.


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