Does the Bible Have Any Verses on Retirement?


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The Bible contains several verses about retirement. A few verses from the King James Bible are listed on KingJamesBibleOnline.org. KnowingJesus.com also provides a list of retirement-themed verses.

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Verses about retirement appear in the Old and New testaments. One verse is Ecclesiastes 3:1-10: "To every [thing there is] a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven," according to The Official King James Bible Online. Another verse listed is Psalms 37:25: "I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread."

The KnowingJesus.com website has an option to search for verses in several translations of the Bible, including the American Standard Version, Young's Literal Translation and the Jubilee 2000 Bible. Proverbs 16:31, "A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness," quoted from the New American Standard Bible, is listed by Knowing Jesus.

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