8 Bible Verses about Gray Hair

Proverbs 16:31 ESV / 360 helpful votes

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.

Proverbs 20:29 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

Hosea 7:9 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Strangers devour his strength, and he knows it not; gray hairs are sprinkled upon him, and he knows it not.

Matthew 5:36 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black.

1 Kings 2:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Act therefore according to your wisdom, but do not let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

2 Kings 8:1-29 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, “Arise, and depart with your household, and sojourn wherever you can, for the Lord has called for a famine, and it will come upon the land for seven years.” So the woman arose and did according to the word of the man of God. She went with her household and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years. And at the end of the seven years, when the woman returned from the land of the Philistines, she went to appeal to the king for her house and her land. Now the king was talking with Gehazi the servant of the man of God, saying, “Tell me all the great things that Elisha has done.” And while he was telling the king how Elisha had restored the dead to life, behold, the woman whose son he had restored to life appealed to the king for her house and her land. And Gehazi said, “My lord, O king, here is the woman, and here is her son whom Elisha restored to life.” ...

Genesis 42:38 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But he said, “My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he is the only one left. If harm should happen to him on the journey that you are to make, you would bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.”

Isaiah 46:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.

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