Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

Bible References

The days, etc

Genesis 47:9
And Jacob will say to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning, thirty and a hundred years: little and evil were the days of the years of my life, and they reached not the days of the years of the life of my fathers in their sojournings.
Deuteronomy 34:7
And Moses the son of a hundred and twenty years in his dying: his eye was not weak, and the freshness fled not


2 Samuel 19:35
The son of eighty years am I this day; shall I know between good to evil? if thy servant shall taste what I shall eat, and what I shall drink? if I shall yet hear to the voice of men singing or of women singing? and wherefore shall thy servant be yet for a burden to my lord the king?
1 Kings 1:1
And king David was old, going in days; and they will cover him with garments, and he will not be warm.
Ecclesiastes 12:2
Till when the sun shall not be darkened, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, and the clouds turned not back after the rain:


Psalm 78:39
And he will remember that they are flesh; a spirit going and not turning back.
Job 14:10
And man will die and be weak: and man will expire, and where is he?
Isaiah 38:12
Mine age removed, and was carried away from me as a shepherd's tent: I rolled together as a weaver my life: from the thread he will cut me off: from the day even to the night thou wilt finish me.
Luke 12:20
And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?
James 4:14
(Which know not that of the morrow. For what your life? For it is a steam, appearing for a little, and then invisible.)

General references

Exodus 7:7
And Moses the son of eighty years, and Aaron the son of three and eighty years, in their speaking to Pharaoh.
Joshua 14:11
Yet I this day strong as in the day Moses sent me; as my strength then and so my strength now, for war, to go out and to come in.
Zechariah 1:5
Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, shall they live forever?