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28 Bible Verses about Aging
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Gray hair is a glorious crown;
it is found in the way of righteousness.
“You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am Yahweh.
I will be the same until your old age,
and I will bear you up when you turn gray.
I have made you, and I will carry you;
I will bear and save you.
Wisdom is found with the elderly,
and understanding comes with long life.
Don’t discard me in my old age;
as my strength fails, do not abandon me.
Listen to your father who gave you life,
and don’t despise your mother when she is old.
Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly,
and the pride of sons is their fathers.
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.
Teach us to number our days carefully
so that we may develop wisdom in our hearts.
In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good, so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children, to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.
Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance. In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good,
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters.
Even when I am old and gray,
God, do not abandon me.
Then I will proclaim Your power
to another generation,
Your strength to all who are to come.
Whatever your hands find to do, do with all your strength, because there is no work, planning, knowledge, or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.
Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and so that you may prosper in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
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- Life, Human
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- Sanctity Of Life
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