Age, Span Of Life
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Can any of you add a single cubit to his height by worrying?
Your eyes saw me when I was formless;
all my days were written in Your book and planned
before a single one of them began.
You don’t even know what tomorrow will bring—what your life will be! For you are like smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes. Instead, you should say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.”
And the Lord said, “My Spirit will not remain with mankind forever, because they are corrupt. Their days will be 120 years.”
Our lives last seventy years
or, if we are strong, eighty years.
Even the best of them are struggle and sorrow;
indeed, they pass quickly and we fly away.
David was 30 years old when he began his reign; he reigned 40 years. In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned 33 years over all Israel and Judah.
Barzillai replied to the king, “How many years of my life are left that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king? I’m now 80 years old. Can I discern what is pleasant and what is not? Can your servant taste what he eats or drinks? Can I still hear the voice of male and female singers? Why should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king?
“Lord, reveal to me the end of my life
and the number of my days.
Let me know how short-lived I am. You, indeed, have made my days short in length,
and my life span as nothing in Your sight.
Yes, every mortal man is only a vapor.Selah “Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow.
Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain,
without knowing who will get them.
You return mankind to the dust,
saying, “Return, descendants of Adam.” For in Your sight a thousand years
are like yesterday that passes by,
like a few hours of the night. You end their lives; they sleep.
They are like grass that grows in the morning—read more.
in the morning it sprouts and grows;
by evening it withers and dries up.
The fear of the Lord prolongs life,
but the years of the wicked are cut short.
My son, don’t forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep my commands; for they will bring you
many days, a full life, and well-being.
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