100 Bible Verses about Longevity

Psalm 91:16 ESV / 82 helpful votes

With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.”

Proverbs 9:11 ESV / 67 helpful votes

For by me your days will be multiplied, and years will be added to your life.

Proverbs 3:16 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Genesis 6:3 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:27 ESV / 50 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be short.

Psalm 90:10 ESV / 47 helpful votes

The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble; they are soon gone, and we fly away.

1 Peter 3:10 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit;

Proverbs 3:2 ESV / 40 helpful votes

For length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.

Isaiah 65:20 ESV / 32 helpful votes

No more shall there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not fill out his days, for the young man shall die a hundred years old, and the sinner a hundred years old shall be accursed.

Psalm 21:4 ESV / 29 helpful votes

He asked life of you; you gave it to him, length of days forever and ever.

1 Timothy 4:8 ESV / 25 helpful votes

For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Psalm 34:11-13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Come, O children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. What man is there who desires life and loves many days, that he may see good? Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.

Job 5:26 ESV / 21 helpful votes

You shall come to your grave in ripe old age, like a sheaf gathered up in its season.

Genesis 50:26 ESV / 20 helpful votes

So Joseph died, being 110 years old. They embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 3:16 ESV / 19 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.

Job 42:16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And after this Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.

Proverbs 16:31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Joshua 24:29 ESV / 16 helpful votes

After these things Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died, being 110 years old.

Deuteronomy 5:33 ESV / 16 helpful votes

You shall walk in all the way that the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land that you shall possess.

Ephesians 6:2-3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

Exodus 6:20 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Amram took as his wife Jochebed his father's sister, and she bore him Aaron and Moses, the years of the life of Amram being 137 years.

John 10:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Proverbs 3:1-2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.

Proverbs 3:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments,

Genesis 11:32 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The days of Terah were 205 years, and Terah died in Haran.

Ephesians 6:1-4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

1 Kings 3:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And if you will walk in my ways, keeping my statutes and my commandments, as your father David walked, then I will lengthen your days.”

Numbers 33:39 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And Aaron was 123 years old when he died on Mount Hor.

Exodus 23:25-26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You shall serve the Lord your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you. None shall miscarry or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.

Genesis 5:27 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Methuselah were 969 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Mahalalel were 895 years, and he died.

Luke 2:36 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin,

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

1 Samuel 4:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old and his eyes were set so that he could not see.

Genesis 25:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

These are the days of the years of Abraham's life, 175 years.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 11 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.

John 14:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Luke 2:37 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

2 Chronicles 24:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But Jehoiada grew old and full of days, and died. He was 130 years old at his death.

Deuteronomy 34:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Moses was 120 years old when he died. His eye was undimmed, and his vigor unabated.

Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. ...

John 15:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Genesis 47:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years. So the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were 147 years.

Genesis 35:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Now the days of Isaac were 180 years.

Genesis 23:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Sarah lived 127 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.

Genesis 11:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Reu lived after he fathered Serug 207 years and had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 9:29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

All the days of Noah were 950 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Lamech were 777 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:23 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Enoch were 365 years.

Genesis 5:20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Jared were 962 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Kenan were 910 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Enosh were 905 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days of Seth were 912 years, and he died.

Genesis 5:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus all the days that Adam lived were 930 years, and he died.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

John 8:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Matthew 24:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Kings 3:11-14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And God said to him, “Because you have asked this, and have not asked for yourself long life or riches or the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern what is right, behold, I now do according to your word. Behold, I give you a wise and discerning mind, so that none like you has been before you and none like you shall arise after you. I give you also what you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that no other king shall compare with you, all your days. And if you will walk in my ways, keeping my statutes and my commandments, as your father David walked, then I will lengthen your days.”

Deuteronomy 6:1-2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the rules that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you may do them in the land to which you are going over, to possess it, that you may fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, by keeping all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be long.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Revelation 20:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Philemon 1:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Yet for love's sake I prefer to appeal to you—I, Paul, an old man and now a prisoner also for Christ Jesus—

Acts 2:38 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 24:42 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.

Job 42:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Job died, an old man, and full of days.

2 Samuel 19:32 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Barzillai was a very aged man, eighty years old. He had provided the king with food while he stayed at Mahanaim, for he was a very wealthy man.

Deuteronomy 4:40 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore you shall keep his statutes and his commandments, which I command you today, that it may go well with you and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land that the Lord your God is giving you for all time.”

Genesis 11:24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When Nahor had lived 29 years, he fathered Terah.

Genesis 11:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When Serug had lived 30 years, he fathered Nahor.

Genesis 11:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When Reu had lived 32 years, he fathered Serug.

Genesis 11:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Eber lived after he fathered Peleg 430 years and had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When Eber had lived 34 years, he fathered Peleg.

Genesis 11:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Shelah lived after he fathered Eber 403 years and had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When Shelah had lived 30 years, he fathered Eber.

Genesis 11:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Arpachshad lived after he fathered Shelah 403 years and had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And Shem lived after he fathered Arpachshad 500 years and had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

These are the generations of Shem. When Shem was 100 years old, he fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 40:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to dwell in;

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.

3 John 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

Hebrews 8:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But as it is, Christ has obtained a ministry that is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 11:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

Luke 1:37 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Daniel 12:1-3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“At that time shall arise Michael, the great prince who has charge of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been since there was a nation till that time. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone whose name shall be found written in the book. And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 4:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Hear, my son, and accept my words, that the years of your life may be many.

Psalm 139:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

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