The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
1 Samuel 12:2
And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.
With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.
Wisdom of Joshua Ben Sira 39:1
But he that giveth his mind to the law of the most High, and is occupied in the meditation thereof, will seek out the wisdom of all the ancient, and be occupied in prophecies.
The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.
The hoary(gray) head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary(gray) head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.