My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. strength: Heb. rock
13 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.
14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul well knoweth right…: Heb. greatly
15 My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and skilfully formed in the lowest parts of the earth. substance: or, strength, or, body
16 Thy eyes saw my substance, not yet formed; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. all…: Heb. all of them which…: or, what days they should be fashioned
Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good. wisdom: Heb. an heart
And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show by a good behaviour his works with meekness of wisdom.
25 Therefore I say to you, Be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than food, and the body than raiment?
26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
27 Which of you by being anxious can add one cubit to his stature?
He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his heart shall flow rivers of living water.
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever. for ever: Heb. to length of days
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom. apply: Heb. cause to come
Jesus saith to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh to the Father, but by me.
The days of our years are seventy years; and if by reason of strength they are eighty years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. The days…: Heb. As for the days of our years, in them are seventy years
And this is life eternal, that they may know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. with…: Heb. above all keeping
And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
That ye may walk honestly toward them that are outside the church, and that ye may have need of nothing. of…: or, of no man
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
I will sing to the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. of the dust…: Heb. dust of the ground
4 LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. how…: or, what time I have here
5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an hand breadth; and my age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah. at…: Heb. settled
6 Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them. a vain…: Heb. an image
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. Rest in: Heb. Be silent to
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth. erreth: or, causeth to err
And whatever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men;
Knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me.
One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple. the beauty: or, the delight
I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast revived me.
In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land where thou goest to possess it.
Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
And whoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
The thief cometh not, but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
34 And when he had called the people to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
35 For whoever wishes to save his life shall lose it; but whoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it.
36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
37 Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
38 Whoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.
For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.