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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 began to reign when he was 30 years old, and he reigned 40 years.
1 Chronicles 23:1
After David had reached old age, and had completed his reign, he set his son Solomon as king over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:27
serving as king over Israel for 40 years. He reigned for seven years in Hebron and for 33 in Jerusalem.
Psalm 90:10
We live for 70 years, or 80 years if we're healthy, yet even in the prime years there are troubles and sorrow. They pass by quickly and we fly away.

And stricken in years

Genesis 18:11
Now Sarah was listening at the tent entrance behind him. Abraham and Sarah were old really old and Sarah was beyond the age of childbearing.
Genesis 24:1
Now Abraham had grown old, was well advanced in age, and the LORD had blessed Abraham in every way.
Joshua 23:1
Many years later, after the LORD had given peace between Israel and all its surrounding enemies, and after Joshua had become very old,
Luke 1:7
They had no children because Elizabeth was barren and because both of them were getting old.

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Ecclesiastes 4:11
Again, if two lie close together, they will keep warm, but how can only one stay warm?

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