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Deuteronomy 5:33

In all the way that Jehovah your God hath commanded you shall ye walk, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is just. Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest be long-lived on the earth.read more.
And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Exodus 23:25-26

And ye shall serve Jehovah your God; and he shall bless thy bread and thy water; and I will take sickness away from thy midst. There shall nothing cast their young, nor be barren, in thy land; the number of thy days will I fulfil.

Psalm 139:13-16

For thou hast possessed my reins; thou didst cover me in my mother's womb. I will praise thee, for I am fearfully, wonderfully made. Marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My bones were not hidden from thee when I was made in secret, curiously wrought in the lower parts of the earth.read more.
Thine eyes did see my unformed substance, and in thy book all my members were written; during many days were they fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.

Deuteronomy 6:1-2

And these are the commandments, the statutes, and the ordinances, which Jehovah your God commanded to teach you, that ye may do them in the land whereunto ye pass over to possess it, that thou mayest fear Jehovah thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.

1 Kings 3:14-15

And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will prolong thy days. And Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and offered up burnt-offerings, and offered peace-offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.

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Ecclesiastes 12:5

they are also afraid of what is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond is despised, and the grasshopper is a burden, and the caper-berry is without effect; (for man goeth to his age-long home, and the mourners go about the streets;)

Ecclesiastes 12:3

in the day when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows are darkened,

1 Kings 1:1

And king David was old and advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he obtained no warmth.

More verses: Zechariah 8:4

Long life » Examples of vigorous » Gray hairs, an indication of

Ecclesiastes 12:5

they are also afraid of what is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond is despised, and the grasshopper is a burden, and the caper-berry is without effect; (for man goeth to his age-long home, and the mourners go about the streets;)

Hosea 7:9

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not; yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he knoweth it not.

1 Samuel 12:2

And now behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and grey-headed; and behold, my sons are with you; and I have walked before you from my youth up to this day.

More verses: Proverbs 20:29

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Genesis 27:1

And it came to pass when Isaac had become old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, that he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, My son! And he said to him, Here am I.

Genesis 48:10

But the eyes of Israel were heavy from age: he could not see. And he brought them nearer to him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.

1 Samuel 3:2

And it came to pass at that time, when Eli lay in his place (now his eyes began to grow dim, he could not see),

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were set, that he could not see.

Ecclesiastes 12:3

in the day when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows are darkened,

Long life » Old age ps 71; ec 12 » Devoid of pleasure

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Long life » Old age ps 71; ec 12 » Of the righteous, honourable

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Long life » Examples of vigorous » Caleb

Joshua 14:11

I am still this day strong, as in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, both to go out and to come in.

Long life » Old age ps 71; ec 12 » Rules of conduct for

Titus 2:2-3

that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience; that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right;

Long life » Old age ps 71; ec 12 » Divine presence in

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Long life » Examples of vigorous » Anna

Luke 2:36

And there was a prophetess, Anna, daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher, who was far advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from her virginity,