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Bible Q

What is the allotted life span promised by God to man?

The Bible does not clearly specify an allotted life span. There are two Bible passages that are sometimes quoted in connection with human lifespans. Genesis 6:3 “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.” Here God is commenting on the future of the human race. […]

Were people really 800 years old by our calendar?

Before the flood people lived longer. Adam died at age 930 years (Gen 5:5), Noah at 950 years (Gen 9:29) and Methuselah (Noah’s grandfather) was the oldest of them all, dying when he was 969 years old (Gen 5:27).┬áThere is no reason to think that these “years” were any different from our years. After the […]