Moses went and spoke these words to the Children of Israel. And he said to them, “A hundred and twenty years old I am today. I can no longer sally forth and come in…Rabbi Israel Salanter, founder of the Mussar movement, spent his life preaching about introspection. He died in Koenigsberg far away from his family and disciples. Expecting the worst, the local community had appointed a watchman to spend the night with the dying sage. On his final night he would have wished to review his own life and direct his thoughts to repentance. Instead, he spent it calming a panicky watchman and encouraging him not to be afraid of being alone with his corpse. Ibn Ezra explains that Moses did something similar – he spent his final energy reassuring Israel that they had no reason to fear his dying.