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9 Bible Verses about Forty Years
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"The LORD's anger had flared up against Israel so that he made them wander in the wilderness for 40 years until that whole generation, who committed evil in the eyes of the LORD, had died.
Neither man nor beast will walk through that area. It won't even be inhabited for 40 years. I'll see to it that Egypt becomes a devastated land in the midst of devastated lands. Her cities deep inside her territories will be laid waste and desolate for 40 years. I will scatter Egypt among the nations and disperse them throughout the land.'" "Because this is what the LORD says: "At the end of 40 years I'll gather the Egyptians from the people among whom they have been scattered.
From Thematic Bible
Israel » Under the judges » Led » Eli » Forty years
When he mentioned the Ark of God, Eli fell off the seat backwards by the side of the gate. His neck was broken and he died, since he was old and heavy. Eli had judged Israel for 40 years.
and your children will wander throughout the wilderness for 40 years. They'll bear the consequences of your idolatries until your bodies are entirely consumed in the wilderness.