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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 began to reign, and he reigned forty years.
1 Chronicles 23:1
So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon, his son, king over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:27
And the time that he reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned seven years in Hebron, and he reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem.
Psalm 90:10
The days of our years are seventy, and of the most valiant eighty years, yet their strength is labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

And stricken in years

Genesis 18:11
Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age, and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
Genesis 24:1
And Abraham was old and well stricken in age, and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
Joshua 23:1
And it came to pass many days after the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about that Joshua waxed old and stricken in age.
Luke 1:7
And they had no child because Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well advanced in years.

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Ecclesiastes 4:11
Again, if two sleep together, then they have heat, but how can one be warm alone?