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Then your arms, that have protected you, will tremble, and your legs, now strong, will grow weak. Your teeth will be too few to chew your food, and your eyes too dim to see clearly.
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When the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall stagger, and the grinders shall be idle in a small number, and they that look through the holes shall be darkened:
2 Samuel 21:15-17 And the Philistines made war again against Israel, and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines. And David growing faint, . . .
Psalm 90:9,10 For all our days are spent; and in thy wrath we have fainted away. Our years shall be considered as a spider: . . .
Psalm 102:23 He answered him in the way of his strength: Declare unto me the fewness of my days.
Zechariah 8:4 Thus saith the Lord of hosts: There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem: and every man with his staff in his hand through multitude of days.
Ecclesiastes 12:2 Before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars be darkened, and the clouds return after the rain:
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…2Before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars be darkened, and the clouds return after the rain: 3When the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall stagger, and the grinders shall be idle in a small number, and they that look through the holes shall be darkened:4And they shall shut the doors in the street, when the grinder's voice shall be low, and they shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of music shall grow deaf.…
Now Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see: and he called Esau, his elder son, and said to him: My son? And he answered: Here I am.
For Israel's eyes were dim by reason of his great age, and he could not see clearly. And when they were brought to him, he kissed and embraced them,
1 Samuel 3:2
And it came to pass one day when Heli lay in his place, and his eyes were grown dim, that he could not see:
As a neighbour and as an own brother, so did I please: as one mourning and sorrowful so was I humbled.
I am become miserable, and am bowed down even to the end: I walked sorrowful all the day long.
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