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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
The entire lifetime of Methuselah was 969 years, and then he died.
Genesis 9:29
The entire lifetime of Noah was 950 years, and then he died.
Genesis 25:7
Abraham lived a total of 175 years.
Genesis 47:28
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; the years of Jacob's life were 147 in all.
Genesis 50:26
So Joseph died at the age of 110. After they embalmed him, his body was placed in a coffin in Egypt.
Deuteronomy 34:7
Moses was 120 years old when he died, but his eye was not dull nor had his vitality departed.
Psalm 90:3
You make mankind return to the dust, and say, "Return, O people!"
Proverbs 16:31
Gray hair is like a crown of glory; it is attained in the path of righteousness.

Provided

2 Samuel 17:27
When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi the son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, Makir the son of Ammiel from Lo Debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim

For he was

1 Samuel 25:2
There was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel. This man was very wealthy; he owned three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. At that time he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.
Job 1:3
His possessions included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 female donkeys; in addition he had a very great household. Thus he was the greatest of all the people in the east.

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