New International Version
Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.
King James Bible
Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
Darby Bible Translation
Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of thy life shall be multiplied.
World English Bible
Listen, my son, and receive my sayings. The years of your life will be many.
Young's Literal Translation
Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, And years of life are multiplied to thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The years of thy life shall be many - Vice and intemperance impair the health and shorten the days of the wicked; while true religion, sobriety, and temperance, prolong them. The principal part of our diseases springs from "indolence, intemperance, and disorderly passions." Religion excites to industry, promotes sober habits, and destroys evil passions, and harmonizes the soul; and thus, by preventing many diseases, necessarily prolongs life.
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'When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.'--PROVERBS iv. 12. The old metaphor likening life to a path has many felicities in it. It suggests constant change, it suggests continuous progress in one direction, and that all our days are linked together, and are not isolated fragments; and it suggests an aim and an end. So we find it perpetually in this Book of Proverbs. Here the 'way' has a specific designation, 'the way of Wisdom'--that is …
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Epistle cxx. To Claudius in Spain .
Twenty-Fourth Day. Firmness in Temptation.
so that your days and the days of your children may be many in the land the LORD swore to give your ancestors, as many as the days that the heavens are above the earth.
My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.
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