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Deuteronomy 5:33

You shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you shall possess.

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honor your father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.read more.
And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Exodus 23:25-26

And you shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless your bread, and your water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of you. There shall nothing miscarry, nor be barren, in your land: the number of your days I will fulfill.

Psalm 139:13-16

For you have formed my inward parts: you have covered me in my mother's womb. I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul knows right well. My frame was not hid from you, when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.read more.
Your eyes did see my substance, being yet unformed; and in your book they were all written, the days fashioned for me, when as yet there were none of them.

Deuteronomy 6:1-2

Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that you might do them in the land where you go to possess it: That you might fear the LORD your God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, you, and your son, and your son's son, all the days of your life; and that your days may be prolonged.

1 Kings 3:14-15

And if you will walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as your father David did walk, then I will lengthen your days. And Solomon awoke; and, behold, 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 feast for all his servants.

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Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond tree shall blossom, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners 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 grow dim,

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshiped, 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 got no heat.

More verses: Zechariah 8:4

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

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond tree shall blossom, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about the streets:

Hosea 7:9

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knows it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knows not.

1 Samuel 12:2

And now, behold, the king walks before you: and I am old and gray headed; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Job 15:10

With us are both the gray headed and very aged men, much older than your father.

More verses: Proverbs 20:29

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Genesis 27:1

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was 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 dim for age, so 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 at that time, when Eli was lying down in his place, and his eyes had begun to grow dim, that he could not see;

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, 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 grow dim,

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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

Even yet I am as strong this day as I was 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.

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Titus 2:2-3

That the aged men be sensible, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience. The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

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Long life » Examples of vigorous » Anna

Luke 2:36

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