Deuteronomy 34:7
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New International Version
Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak nor his strength gone.

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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

His eye was not dim - Even at the advanced age of a hundred and twenty; nor his natural force abated - he was a young man even in old age, notwithstanding the unparalleled hardships he had gone through. See the account of his life at the end of this chapter, Deuteronomy 34:10 (note).

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an hundred

Deuteronomy 31:2 And he said to them, I am an hundred and twenty years old this day; I can no more go out and come in: also the LORD has said to me...

Acts 7:23,30,36 And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brothers the children of Israel...

his eye

Genesis 27:1 And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his oldest son...

Genesis 48:10 Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he could not see. And he brought them near to him; and he kissed them...

Joshua 14:10,11 And now, behold, the LORD has kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the LORD spoke this word to Moses...

natural force abated [heb] moisture fled

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A Death in the Desert
'So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord. 6. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, ... but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.'--DEUT. xxxiv.5, 6. A fitting end to such a life! The great law-giver and leader had been all his days a lonely man; and now, surrounded by a new generation, and all the old familiar faces vanished, he is more solitary than ever. He had lived alone with God, and it was fitting that alone with
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

So Then we must Confess that the Dead Indeed do not Know what Is...
18. So then we must confess that the dead indeed do not know what is doing here, but while it is in doing here: afterwards, however, they hear it from those who from hence go to them at their death; not indeed every thing, but what things those are allowed to make known who are suffered also to remember these things; and which it is meet for those to hear, whom they inform of the same. It may be also, that from the Angels, who are present in the things which are doing here, the dead do hear somewhat,
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.

Cross References
Genesis 27:1
When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he called for Esau his older son and said to him, "My son." "Here I am," he answered.

Genesis 48:10
Now Israel's eyes were failing because of old age, and he could hardly see. So Joseph brought his sons close to him, and his father kissed them and embraced them.

Exodus 7:7
Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three when they spoke to Pharaoh.

Deuteronomy 31:2
"I am now a hundred and twenty years old and I am no longer able to lead you. The LORD has said to me, 'You shall not cross the Jordan.'

Deuteronomy 34:8
The Israelites grieved for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days, until the time of weeping and mourning was over.

Joshua 14:11
I am still as strong today as the day Moses sent me out; I'm just as vigorous to go out to battle now as I was then.

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