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From my general knowledge I know that David lived 70 years.

Can be this be demonstrated with the Bible?

In 1 Kings 2:10, 11 we find how much he reigned over Israel:

So David slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David.

And the days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem.

So, how long did David live?

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Excellent question. Also on-topic at Judaism.SE. There might be an old Jewish tradition that is extra-biblical. –  fredsbend Dec 21 '13 at 17:19
    
@fredsbend Thanks! I didn't know about this site until today and I find it as a good Bible learning resource. –  Ionică Bizău Dec 21 '13 at 17:37
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70 years

David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. 2 Samuel 5:4

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