New Living Translation
and he died at a ripe old age, having lived a long and satisfying life. He breathed his last and joined his ancestors in death.
King James Bible
Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham expired and died in a good old age, old and full of days; and was gathered to his peoples.
World English Bible
Abraham gave up the spirit, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years, and was gathered to his people.
Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham expireth, and dieth in a good old age, aged and satisfied, and is gathered unto his people.
Genesis 25:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:8 He died in a good old age, an old man - So God had promised him. His death was his discharge from the burdens of his age: it was also the crown of the glory of his old age. He was full of years - A good man, though he should not die old, dies full of days, satisfied with living here, and longing to live in a better place. And was gathered to his people - His body was gathered to the congregation of the dead, and his soul to the congregation of the blessed. Death gathers us to our people. Those that are our people while we live, whether the people of God, or the children of this world, to them death will gather us.
"Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against themselves, that ye …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
John the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
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Of the Effects of those Prerogatives.
(As for you, you will die in peace and be buried at a ripe old age.)
Ishmael lived for 137 years. Then he breathed his last and joined his ancestors in death.
Then he breathed his last and died at a ripe old age, joining his ancestors in death. And his sons, Esau and Jacob, buried him.
His family all tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. "I will go to my grave mourning for my son," he would say, and then he would weep.
"How old are you?" Pharaoh asked him.
Jacob replied, "I have traveled this earth for 130 hard years. But my life has been short compared to the lives of my ancestors."
Then Jacob instructed them, "Soon I will die and join my ancestors. Bury me with my father and grandfather in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite.
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