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9 Bible Verses about Long Life

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Deuteronomy 5:33

Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God has commanded you that ye may live and that it may be well with you and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye are to inherit.

Ephesians 6:1-4

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

Exodus 23:25-26

But ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread and thy water; and I will take all sickness away from the midst of thee. No women shall abort, nor be barren, in thy land; the number of thy days I will fulfil.

Psalm 139:13-16

For thou hast possessed my kidneys: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvellous are thy works, and that, my soul knows right well. My body was not hid from thee, even though I was made in secret and brought together in the lowest parts of the earth.read more.
Thine eyes did see my substance yet being imperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which were then formed, without lacking one of them.

Deuteronomy 6:1-2

Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the rights, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you that ye might do them in the land into which ye go to inherit it that thou might fear the LORD 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, keeping my statutes and my commandments as thy father David walked, then I will lengthen thy days. And when Solomon awoke, he beheld it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings and made a banquet for all his slaves.

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Ecclesiastes 12:5

when they shall also be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and appetite shall fail: because man goes to the home of his age, and the mourners shall go about the streets;

Ecclesiastes 12:3

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

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph, and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff.

1 Kings 1:1

Now king David was old and stricken in years, and they covered him with clothes, but he did not become warm.

More verses: Zechariah 8:4

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

Ecclesiastes 12:5

when they shall also be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and appetite shall fail: because man goes to the home of his age, and the mourners shall go about the streets;

Hosea 7:9

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

1 Samuel 12:2

And now, behold, your king walks before you. I am old and grayheaded, and, behold, my sons are with you, and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Job 15:10

Among us are also gray hairs; there are also aged men, much elder than thy father.

More verses: Proverbs 20:29

Long life » Examples of vigorous » Dimness of vision, in

Genesis 27:1

And it came to pass, that when Isaac became old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau, his eldest son, and said unto him, My son, and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.

Genesis 48:10

Now the eyes of Israel were so dim for age that he could not see. And he brought them near unto him, and he kissed them and embraced them.

1 Samuel 3:2

And it came to pass one day when Eli was lain down in his place, his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see;

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes had become dim so that he could not see.

Ecclesiastes 12:3

In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble and the strong men shall 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

Long life » Examples of vigorous » moses

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

Long life » Old age ps 71; ec 12 » General references to

Long life » Examples of vigorous » Caleb

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 and 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 aged men be temperate, venerable, prudent, sound in faith, in charity, in tolerance. The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;

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

Long life » Old age ps 71; ec 12 » Prayer concerning

Long life » Examples of vigorous » Anna

Luke 2:36

And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser; she was of a great age and had lived with her husband seven years from her virginity,