1 Samuel 2:22; 1 Samuel 4:18; 1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 8:5; 1 Samuel 12:2; 1 Samuel 17:12
Now Eli was very old , and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel; and how they lay with the women that assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate, and his neck brake , and he died : for he was an old man, and heavy . And he had judged Israel forty years.
And it came to pass, when Samuel was old , that he made his sons judges over Israel.
And said unto him, Behold, thou art old , and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded ; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.
Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah , whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul.