Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even fourscore years old: and he had provided the king of sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim; for he was a very great man.

Provided

For he was

Bible References

Fourscore

Genesis 5:27
And all the days of Methushelah were nine hundred and sixty-nine years; and he died.
Genesis 9:29
And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years; and he died.
Genesis 25:7
And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived: a hundred and seventy-five years.
Genesis 47:28
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; and the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were a hundred and forty-seven years.
Genesis 50:26
And Joseph died, a hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him; and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.
Deuteronomy 34:7
And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died; his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Psalm 90:3
Thou makest mortal man to return to dust, and sayest, Return, children of men.
Proverbs 16:31
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.

Provided

2 Samuel 17:27
And as soon as David came to Mahanaim, Shobi the son of Nahash of Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and Machir the son of Ammiel of Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite of Rogelim,

For he was

1 Samuel 25:2
And there was a man at Maon, whose business was at Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats; and he was shearing his sheep at Carmel.
Job 1:3
And his substance was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and very many servants; and this man was greater than all the children of the east.