English Standard Version
Moses was 120 years old when he died. His eye was undimmed, and his vigor unabated.
King James Bible
And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died; his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
World English Bible
Moses was one hundred twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Young's Literal Translation
And Moses is a son of a hundred and twenty years when he dieth; his eye hath not become dim, nor hath his moisture fled.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Though he died at the age of one hundred and twenty (see at Deuteronomy 31:2), Moses' eyes had not become dim, and his freshness had not abated (לח ב̔́נ. כוד., connected with לח in Genesis 30:37, signifies freshness). Thus had the Lord preserved the full vital energy of His servant, even till the time of his death. The mourning of the people lasted thirty days, as in the case of Aaron (Numbers 20:29).
LibraryThe Death of Moses
(First Sunday after Trinity.) DEUT. xxxiv. 5, 6. So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-peor; but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day. Some might regret that the last three chapters of Deuteronomy are not read among our Sunday lessons. There was not, however, room for them; and I do not doubt that those who chose our lessons knew better than I what chapters …
Charles Kingsley—The Gospel of the Pentateuch
The Country of Jericho, and the Situation of the City.
When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his older son and said to him, "My son"; and he answered, "Here I am."
Now the eyes of Israel were dim with age, so that he could not see. So Joseph brought them near him, and he kissed them and embraced them.
Now Moses was eighty years old, and Aaron eighty-three years old, when they spoke to Pharaoh.
And he said to them, "I am 120 years old today. I am no longer able to go out and come in. The LORD has said to me, 'You shall not go over this Jordan.'
And the people of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days. Then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
I am still as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me; my strength now is as my strength was then, for war and for going and coming.
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