Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."
Deuteronomy 34:7
Moses was one hundred twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.

Yet

2 Samuel 19:35
I am this day eighty years old. Can I discern between good and bad? Can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? Why then should your servant be yet a burden to my lord the king?
1 Kings 1:1
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he couldn't keep warm.
Ecclesiastes 12:2
Before the sun, the light, the moon, and the stars are darkened, and the clouds return after the rain;

For

Psalm 78:39
He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and doesn't come again.
Job 14:10
But man dies, and is laid low. Yes, man gives up the spirit, and where is he?
Isaiah 38:12
My dwelling is removed, and is carried away from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up, like a weaver, my life. He will cut me off from the loom. From day even to night you will make an end of me.
Luke 12:20
"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared -- whose will they be?'
James 4:14
Whereas you don't know what your life will be like tomorrow. For what is your life? For you are a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.

General references

Exodus 7:7
Moses was eighty years old, and Aaron eighty-three years old, when they spoke to Pharaoh.
Joshua 14:11
As yet I am as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now for war, to go out and to come in.
Zechariah 1:5
Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?