New International Version
Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days,
King James Bible
What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
Darby Bible Translation
What man is he that desireth life, [and] loveth days, that he may see good?
World English Bible
Who is someone who desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?
Young's Literal Translation
Who is the man that is desiring life? Loving days to see good?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What man is he that desireth life - He who wishes to live long and to live happily, let him act according to the following directions. For a comment upon this and the four ensuing verses, see the notes on 1 Peter 3:10-12 (note).
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'The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.'--PSALM xxxiv. 10. If we may trust the superscription of this psalm, it was written by David at one of the very darkest days of his wanderings, probably in the Cave of Adullam, where he had gathered around him a band of outlaws, and was living, to all appearance, a life uncommonly like that of a brigand chief, in the hills. One might have pardoned him if, at such a moment, some cloud of doubt or …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
Draw Me, we Will Run after Thee to the Odor of Thine Ointments.
Fourth Sunday after Easter Second Sermon.
1 Peter 3:10
For, "Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech.
That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil--this is the gift of God.
"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; the one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere child; the one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
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