Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

General references

Bible References

What

Psalm 21:4
He asked life from thee. Thou gave it him, even length of days forever and ever.
Psalm 91:16
I will satisfy him with long life, and show him my salvation.
Deuteronomy 6:2
that thou might fear LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life, and that thy days may be prolonged.
Deuteronomy 30:20
to love LORD thy God, to obey his voice, and to cling to him, for he is thy life, and the length of thy days, that thou may dwell in the land which LORD swore to thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.
1 Peter 3:10
For he who wants to love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips not to speak deceit.

That he

Psalm 4:6
Many there are who say, Who will show us good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
Job 7:7
O remember that my life is a breath. My eye shall no more see good.
Ecclesiastes 2:3
I searched in my heart how to cheer my flesh with wine (my heart yet guiding [me] with wisdom), and how to lay hold on folly, till I might see what it was good for the sons of men that they should do under heaven all the days of th
Ecclesiastes 12:13
[This is] the end of the matter, all has been heard: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for this is the whole of man.

General references

Job 32:7
I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.