57 Bible Verses about Old Age, Attainment Of
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The entire lifetime of Adam was 930 years, and then he died.
The entire lifetime of Noah was 950 years, and then he died.
So the Lord said, "My spirit will not remain in humankind indefinitely, since they are mortal. They will remain for 120 more years."
This is the account of Shem. Shem was 100 old when he became the father of Arphaxad, two years after the flood. And after becoming the father of Arphaxad, Shem lived 500 years and had other sons and daughters. When Arphaxad had lived 35 years, he became the father of Shelah.read more.
And after he became the father of Shelah, Arphaxad lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters. When Shelah had lived 30 years, he became the father of Eber. And after he became the father of Eber, Shelah lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters. When Eber had lived 34 years, he became the father of Peleg. And after he became the father of Peleg, Eber lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters. When Peleg had lived 30 years, he became the father of Reu. And after he became the father of Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters. When Reu had lived 32 years, he became the father of Serug. And after he became the father of Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters. When Serug had lived 30 years, he became the father of Nahor. And after he became the father of Nahor, Serug lived 200 years and had other sons and daughters. When Nahor had lived 29 years, he became the father of Terah. And after he became the father of Terah, Nahor lived 119 years and had other sons and daughters.
Abraham lived a total of 175 years. Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man who had lived a full life. He joined his ancestors.
The days of our lives add up to seventy years, or eighty, if one is especially strong. But even one's best years are marred by trouble and oppression. Yes, they pass quickly and we fly away.
David was thirty years old when he began to reign and he reigned for forty years. In Hebron he reigned over Judah for seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned for thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.
Barzillai replied to the king, "How many days do I have left to my life, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem? I am presently eighty years old. Am I able to discern good and bad? Can I taste what I eat and drink? Am I still able to hear the voices of male and female singers? Why should I continue to be a burden to my lord the king?
Walk just as he has commanded you so that you may live, that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land you are going to possess.
"Honor your father and your mother, that you may live a long time in the land the Lord your God is giving to you.
Honor your father and your mother just as the Lord your God has commanded you to do, so that your days may be extended and that it may go well with you in the land that he is about to give you.
Keep his statutes and commandments that I am setting forth today so that it may go well with you and your descendants and that you may enjoy longevity in the land that the Lord your God is about to give you as a permanent possession.
My child, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for they will provide a long and full life, and they will add well-being to you.
Gray hair is like a crown of glory; it is attained in the path of righteousness.
But as for you, you will go to your ancestors in peace and be buried at a good old age.
Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years, and the Lord had blessed him in everything.
Then Isaac breathed his last and joined his ancestors. He died an old man who had lived a full life. His sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Gideon son of Joash died at a very old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash located in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
He died at a good old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth, and honor. His son Solomon succeeded him.
Jehoiada grew old and died at the age of 130.
And so Job died, old and full of days.
Moreover, the Lord who rules over all says, 'Old men and women will once more live in the plazas of Jerusalem, each one leaning on a cane because of advanced age.
Never again will one of her infants live just a few days or an old man die before his time. Indeed, no one will die before the age of a hundred, anyone who fails to reach the age of a hundred will be considered cursed.
Grandchildren are like a crown to the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents.
Israel said to Joseph, "I never expected to see you again, but now God has allowed me to see your children too."
Joseph lived in Egypt, along with his father's family. Joseph lived 110 years. Joseph saw the descendants of Ephraim to the third generation. He also saw the children of Makir the son of Manasseh; they were given special inheritance rights by Joseph.
He will encourage you and provide for you when you are old, for your daughter-in-law, who loves you, has given him birth. She is better to you than seven sons!"
After this Job lived 140 years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.
May the Lord bless you from Zion, that you might see Jerusalem prosper all the days of your life, and that you might see your grandchildren. May Israel experience peace!
Though the Lord desired to crush him and make him ill, once restitution is made, he will see descendants and enjoy long life, and the Lord's purpose will be accomplished through him.
In fact, days are coming when I will remove your strength and the strength of your father's house. There will not be an old man in your house! You will see trouble in my dwelling place! Israel will experience blessings, but there will not be an old man in your house for all time. Any one of you that I do not cut off from my altar, I will cause your eyes to fail and will cause you grief. All of those born to your family will die in the prime of life.
Do not reject me in my old age! When my strength fails, do not abandon me!
When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he was almost blind, he called his older son Esau and said to him, "My son!" "Here I am!" Esau replied.
Now Israel's eyes were failing because of his age; he was not able to see well. So Joseph brought his sons near to him, and his father kissed them and embraced them.
King David was very old; even when they covered him with blankets, he could not get warm.
The rest of the events of Asa's reign, including all his successes and accomplishments, as well as a record of the cities he built, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Judah. Yet when he was very old he developed a foot disease.
Abraham and Sarah were old and advancing in years; Sarah had long since passed menopause.) So Sarah laughed to herself, thinking, "After I am worn out will I have pleasure, especially when my husband is old too?" The Lord said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh and say, 'Will I really have a child when I am old?'
Then Abraham bowed down with his face to the ground and laughed as he said to himself, "Can a son be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Can Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?"
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons because he was a son born to him late in life, and he made a special tunic for him.
So he asked Gehazi, "What can I do for her?" Gehazi replied, "She has no son, and her husband is old."
Zechariah said to the angel, "How can I be sure of this? For I am an old man, and my wife is old as well."
Isaac said, "Since I am so old, I could die at any time.
So Bathsheba visited the king in his private quarters. (The king was very old, and Abishag the Shunammite was serving the king.)
When David was old and approaching the end of his life, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
Even when you are old, I will take care of you, even when you have gray hair, I will carry you. I made you and I will support you; I will carry you and rescue you.
Moses was 120 years old when he died, but his eye was not dull nor had his vitality departed.
So now, look, the Lord has preserved my life, just as he promised, these past forty-five years since the Lord spoke these words to Moses, during which Israel traveled through the wilderness. Now look, I am today eighty-five years old. Today I am still as strong as when Moses sent me out. I can fight and go about my daily activities with the same energy I had then.
You will come to your grave in a full age, As stacks of grain are harvested in their season.
They bear fruit even when they are old; they are filled with vitality and have many leaves.
She went on to say, "Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have given birth to a son for him in his old age!"
He said, "About this time next year you will be holding a son." She said, "No, my master! O prophet, do not lie to your servant!" The woman did conceive, and at the specified time the next year she gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had told her.
"And look, your relative Elizabeth has also become pregnant with a son in her old age -- although she was called barren, she is now in her sixth month!
Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?
The gray-haired and the aged are on our side, men far older than your father.
The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.
Now when they heard this, they began to drift away one at a time, starting with the older ones, until Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.
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