Bible Articles on the Topic of Long life

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Help with Old Testament Allusions

In Isaiah 65:22-25, the Septuagint rescues a delightful allusion which is otherwise liable to get lost. In the prophet’s entrancing picture of the kingdom, “as the days of a tree shall be the days of my people.” This is impressive indeed when you think of the age of Californian redwoods. But the Septuagint says: “As the days of the Tree of Life”! — and this is transparently correct, for the prophecy continues: “mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands” — contrast the curse of unremitting toil put on Adam. Septuagint: “My chosen shall not toil in vain, nor beget children for the curse (the curse in Eden), for they are the seed of the Blessed of the Lord (belonging to the Seed of the Woman)... and dust shall be the serpent’s meat.” It is the Septuagint which supplies the clue here.

What Is Your Life?

Man’s life means Tender ’teens, Teachable twenties, Tireless thirties, Fiery forties, Forcible fifties, Serious sixties, Sacred seventies, Aching eighties, Shortening breath, Death, The sod, God. (Yes, or darkness for ever).

His Days Shall Be an Hundred and Twenty Years

With reference to· the Note in the May 1957 Testimony, I enclose a list of the ages of the men in postdiluvian days of whom we have a record of the length of their lives.

Age of Early Ancestors

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