Bible verses about "retirement" | LEB

Nehemiah 5:19

19 Remember me for good, my God, all that I have done for this people.

Luke 14:28

28 For which of you, wanting to build a tower, does not first sit down and* calculate the cost to see if he has enough* to complete it?*

Hebrews 6:10

10 For God is not unjust, so as to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name by* having served the saints, and continuing to serve them.

Psalms 37:25

25 I was a youth, but I am now old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for* bread.

Psalms 90:16-17

16 Let your work be visible to your servants, and your majesty to their children. 17 And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish for us the work of our hands, yes, the work of our hands, establish it.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-10

1 For everything there is an appointed time, a time for every matter under heaven: 2 a time to bear* and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to root up what is planted; 3 a time to kill and a time to heal; a time to break down and a time to build up; 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance; 5 a time to throw away stones and a time to gather stones; a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing; 6 a time to seek and a time to lose; a time to keep and a time to throw away; 7 a time to tear 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 for war and a time for peace. 9 What does the worker gain in his toil? 10 I have seen the busyness God gives to humans* to preoccupy* them.

Luke 12:33-34

33 Sell your possessions and give charitable gifts. Make for yourselves money bags that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven* where thief does not approach or moth destroy. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

17 Command those who are rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all things richly for enjoyment, 18 to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, sharing freely, 19 storing up for themselves a good foundation for the future, in order that they may take hold of what is truly life.

Philippians 1:6

6 convinced of this same thing, that the one who began a good work in you will finish it* until the day of Christ Jesus,

Psalms 92:12-14

12 The righteous* will flourish like the date palm. They will grow like a cedar in Lebanon. 13 Planted in the house* of Yahweh, they will flourish in the courts of our God. 14 They will still prosper in old age. They will be fat and luxuriant,*

Proverbs 13:22

22 He who is good will leave an inheritance to his grandchildren,* and stored up for the righteous is the wealth of a sinner.

Matthew 6:19-21

19 "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and consuming insect* destroy and where thieves break in and steal, 20 but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor consuming insect* destroy and where thieves do not break in or steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Luke 12:16-21

16 And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. 17 And he reasoned to himself, saying, 'What should I do? For I do not have anywhere I can gather in my crops.' 18 And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions. 19 And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many possessions stored up for many years. Relax, eat, drink, celebrate!" ' 20 But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life* is demanded from you, and the things which you have prepared—whose will they be?' 21 So is the one who stores up treasure for himself, and who is not rich toward God!"

2 Timothy 4:7

7 I have fought the good fight, I have completed the race, I have kept the faith.

Luke 1:23

23 And it happened that when the days of his service came to an end, he went away to his home.

Numbers 8:23-26

23 Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, 24 "This is what is for the Levites: those twenty-five years old* and above will* come to help with the service in the work of the tent of assembly; 25 and those fifty years old* will* return from the service of the work and will serve no longer. 26 They* can attend* their brothers in the tent of assembly to keep their responsibilities, but they* will not do work. This is what you will do concerning the Levities and their responsibilities."

Acts 20:24

24 But I consider my* life as worth nothing* to myself, in order to finish my mission and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.

Jeremiah 29:11

11 For I know the plans that I am planning concerning you,' declares* Yahweh, 'plans for prosperity and not for harm, to give to you a future and a hope.

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