Psalm 21:4
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New International Version
He asked you for life, and you gave it to him-- length of days, for ever and ever.

King James Bible
He asked life of thee, and thou gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever.

Darby Bible Translation
He asked life of thee; thou gavest [it] him, length of days for ever and ever.

World English Bible
He asked life of you, you gave it to him, even length of days forever and ever.

Young's Literal Translation
Life he hath asked from Thee, Thou hast given to him -- length of days, Age-during -- and for ever.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He asked life of thee - This verse has caused some interpreters to understand the Psalm of Hezekiah's sickness, recovery, and the promised addition to his life of fifteen years; but it may be more literally understood of the Messiah, of whom David was the type, and in several respects the representative.

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Psalm 13:3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

Psalm 16:10,11 For you will not leave my soul in hell; neither will you suffer your Holy One to see corruption...

Psalm 61:5,6 For you, O God, have heard my vows: you have given me the heritage of those that fear your name...

Psalm 119:77,175 Let your tender mercies come to me, that I may live: for your law is my delight...


Psalm 72:17 His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him...

Psalm 89:29,36,37 His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven...

Psalm 91:16 With long life will I satisfy him, and show him my salvation.

Revelation 1:18 I am he that lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for ever more, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

Epistle Lviii. To all the Bishops Throughout Helladia .
To all the Bishops throughout Helladia [1626] . Gregory to all bishops constituted in the province of Helladia. I return thanks with you, dearest brethren, to Almighty God, who has caused the hidden sore which the ancient enemy had introduced to come to the knowledge of all, and has cut it away by a wholesome incision from the body of His Church. Herein we have cause both to rejoice and to mourn; to rejoice, that is, for the correction of a crime, but to mourn for the fall of a brother. But, since
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Fourteenth Day for the Church of the Future
WHAT TO PRAY.--For the Church of the Future "That the children might not be as their fathers, a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God."--PS. lxxviii. 8. "I will pour My Spirit upon thy seed, and My blessing upon thy offspring."--ISA. xliv. 3. Pray for the rising generation, who are to come after us. Think of the young men and young women and children of this age, and pray for all the agencies at work among them; that in association and societies
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Cross References
Psalm 61:6
Increase the days of the king's life, his years for many generations.

Psalm 91:16
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation."

Psalm 133:3
It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the LORD bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.

Isaiah 65:22
No longer will they build houses and others live in them, or plant and others eat. For as the days of a tree, so will be the days of my people; my chosen ones will long enjoy the work of their hands.

Daniel 2:23
I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king."

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