New International Version
He died at a good old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth and honor. His son Solomon succeeded him as king.
King James Bible
And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour: and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.
Darby Bible Translation
And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour; and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.
World English Bible
He died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honor: and Solomon his son reigned in his place.
Young's Literal Translation
and he dieth in a good old age, satisfied with days, riches, and honour, and reign doth Solomon his son in his stead.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he died - David, at his death, had every thing that his heart could wish.
1. A good old age, having lived as long as living could be desirable, and having in the main enjoyed good health.
2. Full of days; having lived till he saw every thing that he lived for either accomplished or in a state of forwardness.
3. Full of riches; witness the immense sums left for the temple.
4. Full of honorer; having gained more renown than any crowned head ever did, either before his time or since - laurels that are fresh to the present hour.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he died David at his death had every thing that his heart could wish: `he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour;' having gained more renown than any crowned head ever did. `David,' says Dr. Delaney, `was a true believer, a zealous adorer of God, teacher of His law and worship, and inspirer of His praise; a glorious example, a perpetual and inexhaustible fountain of true piety; a consummate and unrivalled hero; a skilful and successful captain; a steady patriot; a wise ruler; a faithful, generous, and magnanimous fried; and what is yet rarer, a no less generous and magnanimous enemy; a true penitent, a divine musician, a sublime poet, and an inspired prophet. By birth a peasant, by merit a prince! In youth a hero, in manhood a monarch, and in age a saint.'
a good old age
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LibraryThe Waves of Time
'The times that went over him.'--1 CHRON. xxix. 30. This is a fragment from the chronicler's close of his life of King David. He is referring in it to other written authorities in which there are fuller particulars concerning his hero; and he says, 'the acts of David the King, first and last, behold they are written in the book of Samuel the seer ... with all his reign and his might, and the times that went over him, and over all Israel, and over all the kingdoms of the countries.' Now I have ventured …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
"Now when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his ancestors and his body decayed.
You, however, will go to your ancestors in peace and be buried at a good old age.
1 Chronicles 23:1
When David was old and full of years, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
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