Consumed hath been my flesh and my heart, The rock of my heart and my portion [is] God to the age.
13 For Thou -- Thou hast possessed my reins, Thou dost cover me in my mother`s belly.
14 I confess Thee, because that [with] wonders I have been distinguished. Wonderful [are] Thy works, And my soul is knowing [it] well.
15 My substance was not hid from Thee, When I was made in secret, Curiously wrought in the lower part of earth.
16 Mine unformed substance Thine eyes saw, And on Thy book all of them are written, The days they were formed -- And not one among them.
Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, And years of life [are] multiplied to thee.
Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!
Thy ways, O Jehovah, cause me to know, Thy paths teach Thou me.
Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.
And he said unto them, `Observe, and beware of the covetousness, because not in the abundance of one`s goods is his life.`
for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
Who [is] wise and intelligent among you? let him shew out of the good behaviour his works in meekness of wisdom,
25 `Because of this I say to you, be not anxious for your life, what ye may eat, and what ye may drink, nor for your body, what ye may put on. Is not the life more than the nourishment, and the body than the clothing?
26 look to the fowls of the heaven, for they do not sow, nor reap, nor gather into storehouses, and your heavenly Father doth nourish them; are not ye much better than they?
27 `And who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?
he who is believing in me, according as the Writing said, Rivers out of his belly shall flow of living water;`
for `he who is willing to love life, and to see good days, let him guard his tongue from evil, and his lips -- not to speak guile;
let him turn aside from evil, and do good, let him seek peace and pursue it;
with Christ I have been crucified, and live no more do I, and Christ doth live in me; and that which I now live in the flesh -- in the faith I live of the Son of God, who did love me and did give himself for me;
Only -- goodness and kindness pursue me, All the days of my life, And my dwelling [is] in the house of Jehovah, For a length of days!
peace pursue with all, and the separation, apart from which no one shall see the Lord,
The fear of Jehovah [is] a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
A crown of beauty [are] grey hairs, In the way of righteousness it is found.
To number our days aright let [us] know, And we bring the heart to wisdom.
Jesus saith to him, `I am the way, and the truth, and the life, no one doth come unto the Father, if not through me;
Days of our years, in them [are] seventy years, And if, by reason of might, eighty years, Yet [is] their enlargement labour and vanity, For it hath been cut off hastily, and we fly away.
and this is the life age-during, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and him whom Thou didst send -- Jesus Christ;
Jehovah preserveth thee from all evil, He doth preserve thy soul.
Jehovah preserveth thy going out and thy coming in, From henceforth even unto the age!
Above every charge keep thy heart, For out of it [are] the outgoings of life.
and to study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we did command you,
that ye may walk becomingly unto those without, and may have lack of nothing.
`Honour thy father and thy mother, so that thy days are prolonged on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.
And Jesus said to them, `I am the bread of the life; he who is coming unto me may not hunger, and he who is believing in me may not thirst -- at any time;
I sing to Jehovah during my life, I sing praise to my God while I exist.
And Jehovah God formeth the man -- dust from the ground, and breatheth into his nostrils breath of life, and the man becometh a living creature.
4 `Cause me to know, O Jehovah, mine end, And the measure of my days -- what it [is],` I know how frail I [am].
5 Lo, handbreadths Thou hast made my days, And mine age [is] as nothing before Thee, Only, all vanity [is] every man set up. Selah.
6 Only, in an image doth each walk habitually, Only, [in] vain, they are disquieted, He heapeth up and knoweth not who gathereth them.
and be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, for your proving what [is] the will of God -- the good, and acceptable, and perfect.
for through faith we walk, not through sight --
Be silent for Jehovah, and stay thyself for Him, Do not fret because of him Who is making prosperous his way, Because of a man doing wicked devices.
Whoso is pursuing righteousness and kindness, Findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
Happy the man who doth endure temptation, because, becoming approved, he shall receive the crown of the life, which the Lord did promise to those loving Him.
A traveller to life [is] he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.
and all, whatever ye may do -- out of soul work -- as to the Lord, and not to men,
having known that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance -- for the Lord Christ ye serve;
for the wages of the sin [is] death, and the gift of God [is] life age-during in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For my rock and my bulwark [art] Thou, For Thy name`s sake lead me and tend me.
One [thing] I asked of Jehovah -- it I seek. My dwelling in the house of Jehovah, All the days of my life, To look on the pleasantness of Jehovah, And to inquire in His temple.
To the age I forget not Thy precepts, For by them Thou hast quickened me.
in that I am commanding thee to-day to love Jehovah thy God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, and His statutes, and His judgments; and thou hast lived and multiplied, and Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee in the land whither thou art going in to possess it.
Jesus said to her, `I am the rising again, and the life; he who is believing in me, even if he may die, shall live;
and every one who is living and believing in me shall not die -- to the age;
`The thief doth not come, except that he may steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they may have life, and may have [it] abundantly.
To everything -- a season, and a time to every delight under the heavens:
34 And having called near the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, `Whoever doth will to come after me -- let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me;
35 for whoever may will to save his life shall lose it; and whoever may lose his life for my sake and for the good news` sake, he shall save it;
36 for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
37 Or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?
38 for whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also shall be ashamed of him, when he may come in the glory of his Father, with the holy messengers.`
All that doth breathe doth praise Jah! Praise ye Jah!
For with Thee [is] a fountain of life, In Thy light we see light.
See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise,
redeeming the time, because the days are evil;
As [in] water the face [is] to face, So the heart of man to man.
12 Who [is] the man that is desiring life? Loving days to see good?
13 Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking deceit.
14 Turn aside from evil and do good, Seek peace and pursue it.