273 occurrences

'Old' in the Bible

When Noah {was five hundred years old}, Noah fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Noah {was six hundred years old} when the flood waters came upon the earth.

These are the generations of Shem. When Shem {was one hundred years old}, he fathered Arphaxad, two years after the flood.

And Abram went [out] as Yahweh had told him, and Lot went with him. Now Abram {was seventy-five years old} when he went out from Haran.

And [as for] you, you shall go to your ancestors in peace; you shall be buried in a good old age.

And Abram [was] eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to Abram.

And Abraham fell upon his face and laughed. And he said in his heart, "{Can a child be born to a man a hundred years old}, or {can Sarah bear a child at ninety}?"

Abraham [was] ninety-nine years old when he circumcised the flesh of his foreskin.

And Ishmael his son [was] thirteen years old when he circumcised the flesh of his foreskin.

Now Abraham and Sarah [were] old, {advanced in age}; {the way of women} had ceased to be for Sarah.

So Sarah laughed to herself saying, "After I am worn out and my husband is old, shall [this] pleasure be to me?"

Then Yahweh said to Abraham, "What [is] this [that] Sarah laughed, saying, 'Is it indeed true [that] I will bear a child, now [that] I have grown old?'

Before they laid down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people {to the last man}, surrounded the house.

And the firstborn [daughter] said to the younger one, "Our father is old, and there is no man in the land to come in to us according to the manner of all the land.

And Abraham circumcised Isaac his son [when he was] eight days old, as God had commanded him.

And Abraham [was] one hundred years old when Isaac his son was born to him.

And she said, "Who would announce to Abraham [that] Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne a son [to Abraham] in his old age."

And Sarah, the wife of my master, has borne a son to my master after her old age. And he has given to him all that he has.

And Abraham passed away and died in a good old age, old and full of years. And he was gathered to his people.

And Isaac was {forty years old} when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-Aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, as his wife.

And afterward his brother came out, and his hand grasped the heel of Esau, so his name was called Jacob. And Isaac {was sixty years old} at their birth.

And [when] Esau was forty years old he took as wife Judith, daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, daughter of Elon the Hittite.

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]."

And Isaac passed away and died, and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

These [are] the generations of Jacob. Joseph, [being] seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers. Now he [was] a helper with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, the wives of his father. And Joseph brought a bad report of them to his father.

Now Joseph {was thirty years old} when he stood before Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and traveled through the whole land of Egypt.

And {he greeted them} and said, "Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?"

And we said to my lord, 'We have an aged father, and a younger [brother], the child of his old age, and his brother died, and he alone remains from his mother, and his father loves him.'

Then Pharaoh said to Jacob, "{How old are you}?"

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.

So Joseph died, [being] one hundred and ten years old. They embalmed him and he was placed in a coffin in Egypt.

(And Moses [was] {eighty years old}, and Aaron [was] {eighty-three years old} when they spoke to Pharaoh.)

And Moses said, "With our young and with our old we will go; with our sons and with our daughters, with our sheep and goats and with our cattle we will go because [it is] the feast of Yahweh for us."

{Everyone who is counted} from {twenty years old} and above will give the contribution of Yahweh.

[It was] a bekah for the individual, the half shekel according to the sanctuary shekel, for {everyone who was counted}, from {twenty years old} and above, for six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.

And you will sow [in] the eighth year, and you shall eat from the old yield; until the ninth year, until the coming of its yield, you shall eat [the] old [yield].

And you shall eat {old grain}, and {you shall clear away the old before the new}.

from {twenty years old} and above, everyone in Israel who [is able] to go to war. You and Aaron must muster them for their wars.

and they summoned the entire community on [the] first day of the second month. And they registered themselves among their clans according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names from {those twenty years old} and above individually,

The descendants of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, every male individually from {twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Simeon, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, those who were counted according to [the] number of their names, every individual male from {twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Gad, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Judah, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Issachar, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Zebulun, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Joseph: from the descendants of Ephraim, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Manasseh, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Benjamin, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Dan, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Asher, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

From the descendants of Naphtali, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war:

So all those who were counted from the {Israelites} according to {their families}, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone in Israel who [is able] to go to war.

from {thirty years old} and above, up to {fifty years old}, everyone who comes to the service to do the work in the tent of assembly.

from {those twenty years old} and above until {fifty years old}; you will muster them, all who come to help to do the work of the tent of assembly.

from {those thirty years old} and above until {fifty years old}; you will muster them, all who come to do the work of the tent of assembly.

from {those thirty years old} and above until {fifty years old}; everyone who comes to the service to work in the tent of assembly,

from {those thirty years old} and above until {fifty years old}, everyone who comes to the service to work in the tent of assembly;

from {those thirty years old} and above until {fifty years old}, everyone who comes to the service to work in the tent of assembly,

from {those thirty years old} and above until {fifty years old}, everyone who comes to the service to do [the] work of the service carrying in the tent of assembly,

and as a sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, and five male lambs {a year old}. This [was] the offering of Nahshon son of Amminadab.

"This [is] what is for the Levites: {those twenty-five years old} and above will come to help [with the] service in the work of the tent of assembly;

and {those fifty years old} will return from the service of the work and will serve no longer.

in this desert your corpses will fall, and all your counted ones, according to all your number, from {twenty years old} and above who grumbled against me.

"{Take a census} of the community of the {Israelites} from {those twenty years old} and above, according to {their families}, all who are able to go out to war in Israel."

"[Take a census of the community] from {those twenty years old} and above, just as Yahweh commanded Moses." The Israelites who went out from the land of Egypt [were]:

The ones counted were twenty-three thousand, every male from {a month old} and above, because they were not counted in the midst of the {Israelites} since no inheritance was given to them in the midst of the {Israelites}.

'The men who went up from Egypt, from {those twenty years old} and above, will not see the land that I swore with an oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob because they have not wholly followed me,

Aaron was one hundred and twenty-three years old when he died on Mount Hor.

"When you have had children and {grandchildren} and you have grown old in the land and you act corruptly and you make a divine image [of] the form of anything and you do evil in the eyes of Yahweh your God, [thus] provoking him to anger,

{a grim-faced nation} {who does not show respect} to [the] old and [the] young [and] does not show pity.

And he said to them, "I am hundred and twenty years old {today}; I am not able to go out and to come [in] [any] longer, and Yahweh said to me, 'You may not cross this Jordan.'

Remember [the] old days, {the years long past}; ask your father, and he will inform you, your elders and they will tell you.

And they utterly destroyed {by the edge of the sword} all who [were] in the city, both men and women, young and old, ox, sheep, and donkey.

and they acted on their part with cunning: they went and prepared provisions, and took worn-out sacks for their donkeys and old wineskins [that were] torn and mended.

The sandals on their feet [were] patched and old, their clothes [were] old, and their food was dry and crumbled.

Now Joshua was old [and] {advanced in years}, and Yahweh said to him, "You are old [and] {advanced in years}, and very much of the land remains to be possessed.

{I was forty years old} when Moses Yahweh's servant sent me from Kadesh Barnea to spy out the land, and I returned {with an honest report}.

So then, look, Yahweh has kept me alive just as he promised these forty-five years, from the time that Yahweh spoke this word to Moses while Israel {wandered} in the wilderness. Now look, today {I am eighty-five years old}.

And it happened, after {a long time}, after Yahweh had given rest to Israel from all their surrounding enemies, and [after] Joshua was old and {well-advanced in years},

Joshua summoned all Israel, their elders, heads, judges, and officials, and he said to them, "I am old and {well-advanced in years},

After these things Joshua son of Nun servant of Yahweh died; {he was one hundred and ten years old}.

Now on that same night Yahweh said to him, "Take the bull of the cattle that belongs to your father, and a second bull seven years old, and pull down the altar of Baal that belongs to your father, and cut down the Asherah that is beside it;

And Gideon son of Joash died at a good old age, and he was buried in the tomb of Jehoash his father, in Ophrah [of] the Abiezrites.

Then behold, an old man [was] coming from his work from the field in the evening, and the man [was] from the hill country of Ephraim, and he [was] dwelling as a foreigner in Gibeah. (The people of the place [were] descendants of Benjamin.)

And the old man raised his eyes and saw the traveler in the open square of the city, and he said, "Where are you going, and from where do you come?"

And the old man said, "Peace to you. I will take care of your needs; however, you must not spend the night in the open square."

While {they were enjoying themselves}, behold, the men of the city, {the perverse lot}, surrounded the house, pounding on the door. And they said to the old man, the owner of the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so that {we may have sex with him}."

Turn back, my daughters! Go, for {I am too old to have a husband}. If I should think there is hope for me, even if I should have a husband [this] night, and even if I should bear sons,

He shall be for you a restorer of life and a sustainer in your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, who [is] better for you than seven sons, has borne him."

Now Eli was very old, and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel and that they [were] having sexual relations with the women who [were] serving [at] the entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Look, days [are] coming when I will cut off your {strength} and the {strength} of the house of your ancestor {so that no one in your house will live to old age}.

You will look at the distress of my dwelling place, [despite] all the good caused for Israel, but there will never be an old [man] in your household {forever}!

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

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Root Form
Definition
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זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

בּלה 
Balah 
Usage: 15

זקנה 
Ziqnah 
old , old age
Usage: 6

ישׁן 
Yashen 
Usage: 19

עתק 
`athaq 
Usage: 9

קדמני קדמוני 
Qadmowniy 
Usage: 10

ἀρχαῖος 
Archaios 
old , of old time , a good while ago
Usage: 9

γηράσκω 
Gerasko 
be old , wax old
Usage: 1

πάλαι 
Palai 
long ago , any while , a great while ago , old , in time past , of old
Usage: 4

παλαιός 
Palaios 
Usage: 8

παλαιόω 
Palaioo 
Usage: 3

אז 
'az 
Usage: 141

אתמוּל אתמול אתמול 
'ethmowl 
Usage: 8

בּלה 
Baleh 
old
Usage: 5

בּלוי בּלוא 
B@low' 
old
Usage: 3

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

זקן 
Zaqen 
...old , aged
Usage: 27

זקן 
Zaqun 
Usage: 4

ישׁישׁ 
Yashiysh 
Usage: 4

ישׁן 
Yashan 
old
Usage: 8

כּלח 
Kelach 
Usage: 2

לבאות לבאים לביּא לביא 
Labiy' 
Usage: 14

לישׁ 
Layish 
Usage: 3

עבוּר 
`abuwr 
Usage: 2

עד 
`ad 
Usage: 48

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

עלם 
`alam (Aramaic) 
Usage: 20

קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

קדמה 
Qadmah 
Usage: 6

ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

שׂיבה 
Seybah 
Usage: 19

שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

שׁלשׁ 
Shalash 
Usage: 9

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year , not translated , yearly , yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

γέρων 
Geron 
old
Usage: 1

γῆρας 
Geras 
Usage: 1

γραώδης 
Graodes 
Usage: 1

διετής 
Dietes 
Usage: 1

ἑκατονταέτης 
hekatontaetes 
Usage: 1

ἔκπαλαι 
Ekpalai 
of a long time , of old
Usage: 2

παλαιότης 
Palaiotes 
Usage: 1

πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

πρεσβύτης 
Presbutes 
Usage: 3

τεσσαρακονταετής 
Tessarakontaetes 
Usage: 2