New International Version
He asked you for life, and you gave it to him-- length of days, for ever and ever.
King James Bible
He asked life of thee, and thou gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever.
Darby Bible Translation
He asked life of thee; thou gavest [it] him, length of days for ever and ever.
World English Bible
He asked life of you, you gave it to him, even length of days forever and ever.
Young's Literal Translation
Life he hath asked from Thee, Thou hast given to him -- length of days, Age-during -- and for ever.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He asked life of thee - This verse has caused some interpreters to understand the Psalm of Hezekiah's sickness, recovery, and the promised addition to his life of fifteen years; but it may be more literally understood of the Messiah, of whom David was the type, and in several respects the representative.
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To all the Bishops throughout Helladia  . Gregory to all bishops constituted in the province of Helladia. I return thanks with you, dearest brethren, to Almighty God, who has caused the hidden sore which the ancient enemy had introduced to come to the knowledge of all, and has cut it away by a wholesome incision from the body of His Church. Herein we have cause both to rejoice and to mourn; to rejoice, that is, for the correction of a crime, but to mourn for the fall of a brother. But, since …
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Increase the days of the king's life, his years for many generations.
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation."
It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the LORD bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.
No longer will they build houses and others live in them, or plant and others eat. For as the days of a tree, so will be the days of my people; my chosen ones will long enjoy the work of their hands.
I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king."
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