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Want to know what the Bible says about aging? Here are 73 Bible verses about aging from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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2 Corinthians 4:16 NIV
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
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Proverbs 20:29 NIV
The glory of young men is their strength,
    gray hair the splendor of the old.
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Proverbs 16:31 NIV
Gray hair is a crown of splendor;
    it is attained in the way of righteousness.
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Job 12:12 NIV
Is not wisdom found among the aged?
    Does not long life bring understanding?
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Leviticus 19:32 NIV
“‘Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord.
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Titus 2:3 NIV
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
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Isaiah 46:4 NIV
Even to your old age and gray hairs
    I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
I have made you and I will carry you;
    I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
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Isaiah 46:3-4 NIV
3 “Listen to me, you descendants of Jacob,
    all the remnant of the people of Israel,
you whom I have upheld since your birth,
    and have carried since you were born.
4 Even to your old age and gray hairs
    I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
I have made you and I will carry you;
    I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
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Proverbs 17:6 NIV
Children’s children are a crown to the aged,
    and parents are the pride of their children.
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Genesis 6:3 NIV
Then the Lord said, “My Spirit will not contend with humans forever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years.”
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1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
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Proverbs 23:22 NIV
Listen to your father, who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
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Job 32:7 NIV
I thought, ‘Age should speak;
    advanced years should teach wisdom.’
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Deuteronomy 34:7 NIV
Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak nor his strength gone.
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Isaiah 40:31 NIV
but those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
    they will walk and not be faint.
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Philippians 3:20-21 NIV
20 But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.
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Joel 2:28 NIV
“And afterward,
    I will pour out my Spirit on all people.
Your sons and daughters will prophesy,
    your old men will dream dreams,
    your young men will see visions.
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Philippians 1:6 NIV
being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
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Deuteronomy 32:7 NIV
Remember the days of old;
    consider the generations long past.
Ask your father and he will tell you,
    your elders, and they will explain to you.
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Ecclesiastes 7:10 NIV
Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”
    For it is not wise to ask such questions.
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