Long Life

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Deuteronomy 5:33

{In exactly the path} that Yahweh your God has commanded, you must go, so that you may live and {it will go well} for you and {you may live long} in the land that you will take possession of."

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 a promise), "in order that it may be well with you, and you may {live a long time} on the earth."read more.
And fathers, do not make your children angry, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Exodus 23:25-26

And you will serve Yahweh your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will remove sickness from among you. There will be no one suffering miscarriage or infertile in your land. I will make full the number of your days.

Psalm 139:13-16

Indeed you created my {inward parts}; you wove me in my mother's womb. I praise you, because I am fearfully [and] wonderfully [made]. Wonderful [are] your works, and my soul knows [it] well. My {frame} was not hidden from you, when I was created secretly, [and] intricately woven in [the] depths of [the] earth.read more.
Your eyes saw my embryo, and in your book they all were written-- days fashioned [for me] when [there was] not one of them.

Deuteronomy 6:1-2

"Now this [is] the commandment, the rules and the regulations, that Yahweh your God charged to teach [to] you [for you] {to observe} in the land that you [are] about to cross [over] into to take possession of it, so that you may revere Yahweh your God by keeping all his statutes and his commandments that I [am] commanding you, you and your children and {grandchildren}, all the days of your life and so you may live long [lives].

1 Kings 3:14-15

If you will walk in my ways by keeping my statutes and my commandments, as David your father walked, then I will lengthen your days." Then Solomon awoke, and look, [it was] a dream, and he came [to] Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of [the] Lord, and he offered burnt offerings and presented fellowship offerings, and he held a feast for all of his servants.

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Ecclesiastes 12:5

They are afraid of heights, and terrors [are] on the road. The almond tree blossoms, and the grasshopper draws itself along, and desire fails because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about in the streets.

Ecclesiastes 12:3

When the guards of the house tremble, and the men of strength are bent; the grinders cease because they are few, and those looking through the windows see dimly.

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, [as he] was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph and worshiped, [leaning] on the top of his staff.

1 Kings 1:1

Now King David had become old, {advanced in years}, and they covered him with garments, but he was not warm.

More verses: Zechariah 8:4

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

Ecclesiastes 12:5

They are afraid of heights, and terrors [are] on the road. The almond tree blossoms, and the grasshopper draws itself along, and desire fails because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about in the streets.

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners devour his strength, and he does not know [it]; {mold} is also sprinkled upon him, and he does not know [it].

1 Samuel 12:2

And so then here [is] the king walking about before you. Now I am old and gray, but my sons (look at them!) [are] with you; and I have walked about before you from my youth until this day.

Job 15:10

Both [the] gray-haired and [the] old [are] among us-- {those older than your father}.

More verses: Proverbs 20:29

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

Genesis 27:1

And it happened [that] when Isaac [was] old and {his eyesight was weak}, he called Esau his older son and said to him, "My son." And he said to him, "Here I [am]."

Genesis 48:10

Now the eyes of Israel were dim on account of old age; he was not able to see. So he brought them near to him, and he kissed them and embraced them.

1 Samuel 3:2

{And then} one day when Eli was lying in his place (now his eyes had begun [to grow] weak so that he was not able to see)

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli [was] {ninety-eight years old} and his eyes {stayed fixed ahead} and he was not able to see.

Ecclesiastes 12:3

When the guards of the house tremble, and the men of strength are bent; the grinders cease because they are few, and those looking through the windows see dimly.

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

Long life » Examples of vigorous » moses

Deuteronomy 34:7

{Now Moses was a hundred and twenty years old} {when he died}; {his sight was not impaired and his vigor had not abated}.

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

Today I am still strong, just as on the day that Moses sent me; as my strength [was] then, so now also [is] my strength for war {and for daily activities}.

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

Titus 2:2-3

Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance. Older women likewise [are to be] reverent in [their] behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

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

Isaiah 46:4

Even to [your] old age I [am] he; even to [your] advanced age I myself will support [you]. I myself have made [you], and I myself will carry [you], and I myself will support [you], and I will save [you].

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

Long life » Examples of vigorous » Anna

Luke 2:36

And there was a prophetess, Anna the daughter of Phanuel of the tribe of Asher (she was advanced {in years}, having lived with [her] husband seven years {after her marriage},