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In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

12:3 keepers of the house. Ecclesiastes 12:3-6 constitutes a picturesque description of old age. The “house” is the aging body, the “keepers of the house” are the hands and arms, the “strong men” are the legs, the “grinders” are the teeth, and the “windows” are the eyes.

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