Psalm 90:10 {89:10}
Good News Translation
Seventy years is all we have--eighty years, if we are strong; yet all they bring us is trouble and sorrow; life is soon over, and we are gone.

Contemporary English Version
We can expect seventy years, or maybe eighty, if we are healthy, but even our best years bring trouble and sorrow. Suddenly our time is up, and we disappear.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The days of our years in them are threescore and ten years. But if in the strong they be fourscore years: and what is more of them is labour and sorrow. For mildness is come upon us: and we shall be corrected.

New American Bible
Seventy is the sum of our years, or eighty, if we are strong; Most of them are toil and sorrow; they pass quickly, and we are gone.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The days of our years in them are threescore and ten years. But if in the strong they be fourscore years: and what is more of them is labour and sorrow. For mildness is come upon us: and we shall be corrected.

the days, etc.

Genesis 47:9 He answered: The days of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years, few, and evil, and they are not come up to the days of the pilgrimage of my fathers.

Deuteronomy 34:7 Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, neither were his teeth moved.

yet

2 Samuel 19:35 I am this day fourscore years old, are my senses quick to discern sweet and bitter? or can meat or drink delight thy servant? or can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? why should thy servant be a burden to my lord, the king?

1 Kings 1:1 Now king David was old, and advanced in years: and when he was covered with clothes he was not warm.

Ecclesiastes 12:2-7 Before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars be darkened, and the clouds return after the rain: . . .

for

Psalm 78:39 And he remembered that they are flesh: a wind that goeth and returneth not.

Job 14:10 But man when he shall be dead, and stripped and consumed, I pray you where is he?

Job 24:24 They are lifted up for a little while and shall not stand, and shall be brought down as all things, and shall be taken away, and as the tops of the ears of corn they shall be broken.

Isaiah 38:12 My generation is at an end, and it is rolled away from me, as a shepherd's tent. My life is cut off, as by a weaver: whilst I was yet but beginning, he cut me off: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me.

Luke 12:20 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee. And whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow.

Context
I Will Sing of His Love Forever
9For all our days are spent; and in thy wrath we have fainted away. Our years shall be considered as a spider: 10The days of our years in them are threescore and ten years. But if in the strong they be fourscore years: and what is more of them is labour and sorrow. For mildness is come upon us: and we shall be corrected.11Who knoweth the power of thy anger, and for thy fear…
Cross References
2 Samuel 19:35
I am this day fourscore years old, are my senses quick to discern sweet and bitter? or can meat or drink delight thy servant? or can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? why should thy servant be a burden to my lord, the king?

2 Kings 19:35
And it came to pass that night, that an angel of the Lord came, and slew in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when he arose early in the morning, he saw all the bodies of the dead.

Job 20:8
As a dream that fleeth away he shall not be found, he shall pass as a vision of the night:

Psalm 78:39
And he remembered that they are flesh: a wind that goeth and returneth not.

Ecclesiastes 12:2
Before the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars be darkened, and the clouds return after the rain:

Jeremiah 20:18
Why came I out of the womb, to see labour and sorrow, and that my days should be spent in confusion?

Additional Translations
The length of our days is seventy years—or eighty if we are strong—yet their pride is but labor and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.The days of our years are three score years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

The days of our years are threescore years and ten, Or even by reason of strength fourscore years; Yet is their pride but labor and sorrow; For it is soon gone, and we fly away.

As for the days of our years, in them are seventy years; and if men should be in strength, eighty years: and the greater part of them would be labour and trouble; for weakness overtakes us, and we shall be chastened.

The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if, by reason of strength, they be fourscore years, yet their pride is labour and vanity, for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

The days of our years are threescore years and ten, or even by reason of strength fourscore years; yet is their pride but labour and sorrow; for it is soon gone, and we fly away.

The days of our years are seventy years; and if by reason of strength they are eighty years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

The days of our years are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty years; yet their pride is but labor and sorrow, for it passes quickly, and we fly away.

Days of our years, in them are seventy years, And if, by reason of might, eighty years, Yet is their enlargement labour and vanity, For it hath been cut off hastily, and we fly away.
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