26 Bible Verses about Aging

2 Corinthians 4:16 ESV / 93 helpful votes

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.

Psalm 71:18 ESV / 53 helpful votes

So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come.

Proverbs 20:29 ESV / 36 helpful votes

The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.

Psalm 71:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.

Titus 2:3 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good,

Psalm 92:12-15 ESV / 30 helpful votes

The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, to declare that the Lord is upright; he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 21 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Isaiah 46:3-4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Listen to me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel, who have been borne by me from before your birth, carried from the womb; even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.

Psalm 92:12-14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green,

Leviticus 19:32 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.

Psalm 103:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.

Genesis 6:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.”

Psalm 37:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for bread.

Philippians 3:20-21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.

Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near of which you will say, “I have no pleasure in them”; before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened and the clouds return after the rain, in the day when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men are bent, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those who look through the windows are dimmed, and the doors on the street are shut—when the sound of the grinding is low, and one rises up at the sound of a bird, and all the daughters of song are brought low— they are afraid also of what is high, and terrors are in the way; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags itself along, and desire fails, because man is going to his eternal home, and the mourners go about the streets—

Ecclesiastes 5:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For he will not much remember the days of his life because God keeps him occupied with joy in his heart.

John 3:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Proverbs 12:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the path of righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death.

Psalm 71:8-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My mouth is filled with your praise, and with your glory all the day. Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.

Ephesians 1:19-23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come. And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.

Psalm 103:1-5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.

Ephesians 1:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might

Ecclesiastes 2:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God,

Proverbs 16:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.

James 1:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

1 Corinthians 15:16-23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied. But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.

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