Scriptures on "Elderly"
Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the LORD. (Leviticus 19:32)
Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? (Job 12:12)
Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life. (Proverbs 16:31)
The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old. (Proverbs 20:29)
Children's children are a crown to the aged. (Proverbs 17:6)
Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. (Titus 2:3)
Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God. (Titus 2:4-5)
Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone. (Psalm 71:9)
Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your might to all who are to come. (Psalm 71:18)
**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)