2 Samuel 19:34
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New International Version
But Barzillai answered the king, "How many more years will I live, that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king?

King James Bible
And Barzillai said unto the king, How long have I to live, that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem?

Darby Bible Translation
And Barzillai said to the king, How many are the days of the years of my life, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem?

World English Bible
Barzillai said to the king, "How many are the days of the years of my life, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem?

Young's Literal Translation
And Barzillai saith unto the king, 'How many are the days of the years of my life, that I go up with the king to Jerusalem?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Barzillai was a very aged man - This venerable person had given full proof of his attachment to David by the supplies he had given him when he lay at Mahanaim, where his case was all but desperate; the sincerity of his congratulations now none can suspect. David's offer to him was at once noble and liberal: he wished to compensate such a man, and he wished to have at hand such a friend.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

How long have I to live? [heb] How many days are the years of my life?

Genesis 47:9 And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years...

Job 14:14 If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.

Psalm 39:5,6 Behold, you have made my days as an handbreadth; and my age is as nothing before you...

1 Corinthians 7:29 But this I say, brothers, the time is short: it remains, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time...

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National Sorrows and National Lessons
On the illness or the Prince of Wales. Chapel Royal, St James's, December 17th, 1871. 2 Sam. xix. 14. "He bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man." No circumstances can be more different, thank God, than those under which the heart of the men of Judah was bowed when their king commander appealed to them, and those which have, in the last few days, bowed the heart of this nation as the heart of one man. But the feeling called out in each case was the same--Loyalty,
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

Cross References
Genesis 47:8
Pharaoh asked him, "How old are you?"

2 Samuel 19:33
The king said to Barzillai, "Cross over with me and stay with me in Jerusalem, and I will provide for you."

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