Old Age, Attainment Of
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So the LORD said, "My Spirit won't remain with human beings forever, because they're truly mortal. Their lifespan will be 120 years."
These are the family records of Shem. When Shem had lived 100 years, he fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood. Shem lived 500 years after he fathered Arpachshad and had other sons and daughters. When Arpachshad had lived 35 years, he fathered Cainan. read more.
After he fathered Cainan, Arpachshad lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters, and then died. Cainan lived 130 years and fathered Shelah. After he fathered Shelah, Cainan lived 330 years and had other sons and daughters, and then died. When Shelah had lived 30 years, he fathered Eber. After he fathered Eber, Shelah lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters. When Eber had lived 34 years, he fathered Peleg. After he fathered Peleg, Eber lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters. When Peleg had lived 30 years, he fathered Reu. After he fathered Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters. When Reu had lived 32 years, he fathered Serug. After he fathered Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters. When Serug had lived 30 years, he fathered Nahor. After he fathered Nahor, Serug lived 200 years and had other sons and daughters. When Nahor had lived 29 years, he fathered Terah. After he fathered Terah, Nahor lived 119 years and had other sons and daughters.
Abraham lived for 175 years, then passed away, dying at a ripe old age, having lived a full life, and joined his ancestors.
We live for 70 years, or 80 years if we're healthy, yet even in the prime years there are troubles and sorrow. They pass by quickly and we fly away.
David began to reign when he was 30 years old, and he reigned 40 years. He reigned over Judah for seven years and six months in Hebron, and he reigned over all of Israel including Judah for 33 years in Jerusalem.
"How many more years do I have to live," Barzillai replied to the king, "that I should move to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old! I can hardly tell the difference between what tastes good or bad! I can't tell what I eat or drink! I can't hear the voice of men and women when they sing! So why should your servant be an added burden to your majesty the king?
You are to walk in every pathway that the LORD your God commanded you, so that life may go well for you, and so that you will prolong your days in the land that you will possess.'"
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
""Honor your father and your mother, just as the LORD your God commanded you, so that you will live long and things will go well for you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
May you observe his statutes and keep his commands that I'm giving you today, so that life may go well for you and for your descendants after you. That way, you'll live a long life in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you permanently."
My son, don't forget my instruction, and keep my commandments carefully in mind. For they will add length to your days, years to your life, and abundant peace to you.
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is obtained by following a righteous path.
Eventually, Jehoiada grew old and died at the age of 130 years, after having lived a full life.
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "There will yet be old men and old women sitting in the parks of Jerusalem, each one of them holding canes in their hands due to their old age!
"And there will no longer be in it a young boy who lives only a few days, or an old person who does not live out his days; for one who dies at a hundred years will be thought a mere youth, and one who falls short of a hundred years will be considered accursed.
Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the pride of children is their parents.
Joseph continued to live in Egypt, along with his father's household, until he was 110 years old. Joseph saw the third generation of Ephraim's children, as well as the children who had been born to Manasseh's son Machir, whom he adopted as his own.
May the LORD bless you from Zion, and may you observe the prosperity of Jerusalem every day that you live! And may you see your children's children! Peace be on Israel! A Song of Ascents
"Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.
The time is coming when I'll cut away at your family and your ancestor's family until there are no old men left in your family. Distress will settle down to live in your household, and despite all the good that I do for Israel, there will never be an old man in your family forever, and you will never again have an old man in my house. Any of you whom I don't eliminate from serving at my altar will grow tired from weeping, and their souls will grieve. All the increase of your family will die by violence.
The rest of Asa's accomplishments, his strength, everything that he undertook, and the cities that he fortified are written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah, are they not? However, as he approached old age, he became diseased in his feet.
Now Sarah was listening at the tent entrance behind him. Abraham and Sarah were old really old and Sarah was beyond the age of childbearing. That's why Sarah laughed to herself, thinking, "After I'm so old and my husband is old, too, am I going to have sex?" The LORD asked Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh and think, "Am I really going to bear a child, since I'm so old?'
Abraham fell to the ground, laughed, and told himself, "Can a child be born to a 100-year-old man? Can a 90-year-old Sarah give birth?"
When Joseph was seventeen years old, he was helping his brothers tend their flocks. He was a young man at that time, as were the children of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. But Joseph would come back and tell his father that his brothers were doing bad things. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his brothers, since he was born to him in his old age, so he had made a richly-embroidered tunic for him.
Even until your old age, I am the one, and I'll carry you even until your gray hairs come. It is I who have created, and I who will carry, and it is I who will bear and save.
"Look how the LORD has let me survive, as you can see, these 45 years since the time when the LORD said this through Moses, while Israel was wandering through the wilderness. And look! I'm here today my eighty-fifth birthday! I'm still as strong today as I was the day Moses commissioned me. I'm as strong today as I was then, and I can go out to battle and come back successful.
and he told her, "About this time next year you will be embracing a son." "No, sir! Please, as a godly man, don't mislead your servant!" But the woman did conceive and did bear a son at that very same time the next year, just as Elisha had told her.
The glory of young men is their strength; and the splendor of elders is their gray hair.
Older men are to be sober, serious, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
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