Genesis 47:8
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New American Standard Bible
Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many years have you lived?"

King James Bible
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thou?

Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh said to Jacob, How many are the days of the years of thy life?

World English Bible
Pharaoh said to Jacob, "How many are the days of the years of your life?"

Young's Literal Translation
And Pharaoh saith unto Jacob, 'How many are the days of the years of thy life?'

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Seven Sanctified Thoughts and Mournful Sighs of a Sick Man Ready to Die.
Now, forasmuch as God of his infinite mercy doth so temper our pain and sickness, that we are not always oppressed with extremity, but gives us in the midst of our extremities some respite, to ease and refresh ourselves, thou must have an especial care, considering how short a time thou hast either for ever to lose or to obtain heaven, to make use of every breathing time which God affords thee; and during that little time of ease to gather strength against the fits of greater anguish. Therefore,
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Elucidations.
I. (Deadly Sins, cap. ix., p. 356.) To maintain a modern and wholly uncatholic system of Penitence, the schoolmen invented a technical scheme of sins mortal and sins venial, which must not be read into the Fathers, who had no such technicalities in mind. By "deadly sins" they meant all such as St. John recognizes (1 John v. 16-17) and none other; that is to say sins of surprise and infirmity, sins having in them no malice or wilful disobedience, such as an impatient word, or a momentary neglect of
Tertullian—The Five Books Against Marcion

Cross References
Genesis 25:8
Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

Genesis 47:7
Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and presented him to Pharaoh; and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Genesis 47:9
So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning."

2 Samuel 19:34
But Barzillai said to the king, "How long have I yet to live, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem?

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