bicycles-ombstones-350-webThe following scriptures will help you live to a ripe old age. Obey His word and you will enjoy a long life, and a healthy fulfilling maturity.

Genesis 24:1 – Now Abraham was old, advanced in age; and the LORD had blessed Abraham in every way.

Genesis 25:8 – Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

Exodus 7:7 – Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three, when they spoke to Pharaoh.

Numbers 8:25 – “But at the age of fifty years they shall retire from service in the work and not work any more.

Deuteronomy 34:7 – Although Moses was one hundred and twenty years old when he died, his eye was not dim, nor his vigor abated.

Ruth 4:15a – “May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer of your old age….”

1 Chronicles 29:28 – Then he died in a ripe old age, full of days, riches and honor; and his son Solomon reigned in his place.

Psalm 37:25 – I have been young and now I am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his descendants begging bread.

Job 12:12 – “Wisdom is with aged men, with long life is understanding.

Job 32:7 – “I thought age should speak, and increased years should teach wisdom.

Psalm 71:9 – Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails.

Psalm 91:16 – “With a long life I will satisfy him and let him see my salvation.”

Psalm 92:14 – They will still yield fruit in old age; they shall be full of sap and very green,

Proverbs 17:6 – Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.

Proverbs 20:29 – The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.

Proverbs 23:22 – Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.

Isaiah 46:4 – Even to your old age I will be the same, And even to your graying years I will bear you! I have done it, and I will carry you; and I will bear you and I will deliver you.

Joel 2:28 – “It will come about after this That I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; And your sons and daughters will prophesy, Your old men will dream dreams, Your young men will see visions.

Zechariah 8:4 – “Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘Old men and old women will again sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each man with his staff in his hand because of age.

Luke 1:36 – “And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and she who was called barren is now in her sixth month.

Luke 2:37 – and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.

Acts 2:17 – ‘And it shall be in the last days,’ God says, ‘That I will pour forth of my Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams;

Acts 4:22 – for the man was more than forty years old on whom this miracle of healing had been performed.

Romans 4:19 – Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;


  1. Does anyone know the answer to my question? It is said obey God’s word and you shall live a long, healthy, prosperous life. Does this mean obey all of the Mosaic commandments to reap health and prosperity? Or does obey His word mean something else?

    1. Obey His Word means believe His Word. We are redeemed from the Mosaic commandments.

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