Bible verses about "retirement" | Brenton

Nehemiah 5:19

19 Remember me, O God, for good, in all that I have done to this people.

Psalms 37:25

25 (36:25) I was once young, indeed I am now old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-10

1 To all things there is a time, and a season for every matter under heaven. 2 A time of birth, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what has been planted; 3 a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to pull down, and a time to build up; 4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to lament, and a time to dance; 5 a time to throw stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to abstain from embracing; 6 a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; 7 a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to be silent, and a time to speak; 8 a time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace. 9 What advantage has he that works in those things wherein he labours? 10 I have seen all the trouble, which God has given to the sons of men to be troubled with.

Psalms 90:16-17

16 (89:16) And look upon thy servants, and upon thy works; and guide their children. 17 (89:17) And let the brightness of the Lord our God be upon us: and do thou direct for us the works of our hands.

Proverbs 13:22

22 A good man shall inherit children's children; and the wealth of ungodly men is laid up for the just.

Psalms 92:12-14

12 (91:12) The righteous shall flourish as a palm-tree: he shall be increased as the cedar in Libanus. 13 (91:13) They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. 14 (91:14) Then shall they be increased in a fine old age; and they shall be prosperous; that they may declare

Numbers 8:23-26

23 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 24 This is the ordinance for the Levites; From five and twenty years old and upward, they shall go in to minister in the tabernacle of witness. 25 And from fifty years old the Levites shall cease from the ministry, and shall not work any longer. 26 And his brother shall serve in the tabernacle of witness to keep charges, but he shall not do works: so shalt thou do to the Levites in their charges.

Jeremiah 29:11

11 (36:11) And I will devise for you a device of peace, and not evil, to bestow upon you these good things.

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