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Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.

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2 Samuel 5:4
David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years.
1 Chronicles 23:1
Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:27
The period which he reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned in Hebron seven years and in Jerusalem thirty-three years.
Psalm 90:10
As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years,
Or if due to strength, eighty years,
Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow;
For soon it is gone and we fly away.

And stricken in years

Genesis 18:11
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in age; Sarah was past childbearing.
Genesis 24:1
Now Abraham was old, advanced in age; and the Lord had blessed Abraham in every way.
Joshua 23:1
Now it came about after many days, when the Lord had given rest to Israel from all their enemies on every side, and Joshua was old, advanced in years,
Luke 1:7
But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.

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Ecclesiastes 4:11
Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm alone?