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Teach us how short our life is, so that we may become wise.
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Can number thy wrath? So make thy right hand known: and men learned in heart, in wisdom.
Psalm 39:4 I spoke with my tongue: O Lord, make me know my end. And what is the number of my days: that I may know what is wanting to me.
Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they would be wise and would understand, and would provide for their last end.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand is able to do, do it earnestly: for neither work, nor reason, nor wisdom, nor knowledge shall be in hell, whither thou art hastening.
Luke 12:35-40 Let your loins be girt and lamps burning in your hands. . . .
John 9:4 I must work the works of him that sent me, whilst it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
Ephesians 5:16,17 But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil. . . .
Job 28:28 And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.
Proverbs 2:2-6 For if thou shalt call for wisdom, and incline thy heart to prudence: . . .
Proverbs 3:13-18 The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold: . . .
Proverbs 4:5,7 Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee. . . .
Proverbs 7:1-4 Keep my commandments, and thou shalt live: and my law as the apple of thy eye: . . .
Proverbs 8:32-36 Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. . . .
Proverbs 16:16 Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver.
Proverbs 18:1,2 He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach. . . .
Proverbs 22:17 Incline thy ear, and hear the words of the wise: and apply thy heart to my doctrine:
Proverbs 23:12,23 Let thy heart apply itself to instruction and thy ears to words of knowledge. . . .
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ContextI Will Sing of His Love Forever
…11Who knoweth the power of thy anger, and for thy fear 12Can number thy wrath? So make thy right hand known: and men learned in heart, in wisdom.13Return, O Lord, how long? and be entreated in favour of thy servants.…
O that they would be wise and would understand, and would provide for their last end.
I spoke with my tongue: O Lord, make me know my end. And what is the number of my days: that I may know what is wanting to me.
That thy ear may hearken to wisdom: incline thy heart to know prudence.
It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to the house of feasting: for in that we are put in mind of the end of all, and the living thinketh what is to come.
Additional TranslationsSo teach us to number our days, that we may present a heart of wisdom.So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.
So teach us to number our days, That we may get us a heart of wisdom.
and who knows how to number his days because of the fear of thy wrath? So manifest thy right hand, and those that are instructed in wisdom in the heart.
So teach [us] to number our days, that we may acquire a wise heart.
So teach us to number our days, that we may get us an heart of wisdom.
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.
So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
To number our days aright let us know, And we bring the heart to wisdom.
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