New American Standard Bible
For he will not often consider the years of his life, because God keeps him occupied with the gladness of his heart.
King James Bible
For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.
Darby Bible Translation
For he will not much remember the days of his life, because God answereth him with the joy of his heart.
World English Bible
For he shall not often reflect on the days of his life; because God occupies him with the joy of his heart.
Young's Literal Translation
For he doth not much remember the days of his life, for God is answering through the joy of his heart.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The days will pass smoothly and pleasantly, while he lives in the consciousness of God's favor.
Answereth him - i. e., grants his prayers.
LibraryThings to be Meditated on as Thou Goest to the Church.
1. That thou art going to the court of the Lord, and to speak with the great God by prayer; and to hear his majesty speak unto thee by his word; and to receive his blessing on thy soul, and thy honest labour, in the six days past. 2. Say with thyself by the way--"As the hart brayeth for the rivers of water, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, even for the living God: When shall I come and appear before the presence of God? For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
"But you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun and it is prevalent among men--
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