Black Spirituality Religion : EXPLAIN THE LONGEVITY OF LIFE IN ANCIENT BIBLICAL TIMES

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  1. cursed heart

    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Can someone explain the longevity of life of biblical or ancient times.
    Why did they live so long, and today we don't?
     
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    Fine1952 Happy Winter Solstice MEMBER

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    I must factor

    in a 5% margin of error on biblical non-accuracy: I have noted huge calculation errors in both testaments.

    1. Old Testament: In that count how many fighting men were found in Israel? (a) Eight hundred thousand (2 Samuel 24:9). (b) One million, one hundred thousand (1 Chronicles 21:5).
    2. New Testament: the 3-day rule from Friday to Sunday: JC crucified on Friday but rose on Sunday.

    That being said, their dietary habits may have consisted of a high content of: fruits, vegetables, grains and berries. You are what you eat.
     
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    Music Producer Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I have read two books now that try to explain this particular subject as number of years being the difference between lunar years and a star calendar year methodology. The Egyptians used a type of star calendar years that was based upon the Sirius system in which it takes Sirius B 49.5 years to go around Sirius A. This number was usually doubled to represent twines and Sirius C’s. The first thing you would want to do is split the years in half. The next method has been lost to convert Biblical age to our time line but it has something to do with the ancient Egyptian star calendar. This star calendar methodology was abandoned shortly after the 18th dynasty.
     
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    I read that the Kings of those times changed the year whenever they felt like it. So sometimes a year then would sometimes only equal a day or two in modern times.
     
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    Music Producer Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    LOL, you hit the nail on the head with that one.
     
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    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Funny james!
     
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    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    That does make since!
     
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    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So it is hard to explain their system of aging.
    Can you imagine being 200 or three hundred yrs old?
    It has to be a logical explaination.
    When I asked this question to church members they said it was because of all the bad things people did back in those times,so GOD shortened the life span of humans.
     
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