Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Psalm 21:4
He asked life from you; you gave [it] to him-- length of days forever and ever.
Psalm 91:16
[With] {long life} I will satisfy him, and show him my salvation.
Deuteronomy 6:2
so that you may revere Yahweh your God by keeping all his statutes and his commandments that I [am] commanding you, you and your children and {grandchildren}, all the days of your life and so you may live long [lives].
Deuteronomy 30:20
by loving Yahweh your God by listening to his voice and by clinging to him, for he [is] your life and the length of your days [in order for you] to live on the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to them."
1 Peter 3:10
For "The one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and [his] lips must not speak deceit.

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Psalm 4:6
Many are saying, "Who will show us [something] good?" Lift up over us the light of your face, O Yahweh.
Job 7:7
Remember that my life [is] a breath; my eye will not return to see good.
Ecclesiastes 2:3
I also {explored} {the effects of indulging my flesh} with wine. My mind guiding me with wisdom, {I investigated} folly so that I might discover what [is] good under heaven for {humans} to do {during the days of their lives}.
Ecclesiastes 12:13
Now that all has been heard, here is the final conclusion: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this [is] the whole [duty] of man.

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Job 32:7
I thought, 'Let days speak, and let many years teach wisdom.'