'Years' in the Bible
And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be signs and tokens [of God's provident care], and [to mark] seasons, days, and years,
When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, after his image; and he named him Seth.
After he had Seth, Adam lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters.
So altogether Adam lived 930 years, and he died.
When Seth was 105 years old, Enosh was born.
Seth lived after the birth of Enosh 807 years and had other sons and daughters.
So Seth lived 912 years, and he died.
When Enosh was 90 years old, Kenan was born to him.
Enosh lived after the birth of Kenan 815 years and had other sons and daughters.
So Enosh lived 905 years, and he died.
When Kenan was 70 years old, Mahalalel was born.
Kenan lived after the birth of Mahalalel 840 years and had other sons and daughters.
So Kenan lived 910 years, and he died.
When Mahalalel was 65 years old, Jared was born.
Mahalalel lived after the birth of Jared 830 years and had other sons and daughters.
So Mahalalel lived 895 years, and he died.
When Jared was 162 years old, Enoch was born.
Jared lived after the birth of Enoch 800 years and had other sons and daughters.
So Jared lived 962 years, and he died.
When Enoch was 65 years old, Methuselah was born.
Enoch walked [in habitual fellowship] with God after the birth of Methuselah 300 years and had other sons and daughters.
So all the days of Enoch were 365 years.
When Methuselah was 187 years old, Lamech was born to him.
Methuselah lived after the birth of Lamech 782 years and had other sons and daughters.
So Methuselah lived 969 years, and he died.
When Lamech was 182 years old, a son was born.
Lamech lived after the birth of Noah 595 years and had other sons and daughters.
So all the days of Lamech were 777 years, and he died.
After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Then the Lord said, My Spirit shall not forever dwell and strive with man, for he also is flesh; but his days shall yet be 120 years.
Noah was 600 years old when the flood of waters came upon the earth or land.
And Noah lived after the flood 350 years.
All the days of Noah were 950 years, and he died.
This is the history of the generations of Shem. Shem was 100 years old when he became the father of Arpachshad, two years after the flood.
And Shem lived after Arpachshad was born 500 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Arpachshad had lived 35 years, he became the father of Shelah.
Arpachshad lived after Shelah was born 403 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Shelah had lived 30 years, he became the father of Eber.
Shelah lived after Eber was born 403 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Eber had lived 34 years, he became the father of Peleg.
And Eber lived after Peleg was born 430 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Peleg had lived 30 years, he became the father of Reu.
And Peleg lived after Reu was born 209 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Reu had lived 32 years, he became the father of Serug.
And Reu lived after Serug was born 207 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Serug had lived 30 years, he became the father of Nahor.
And Serug lived after Nahor was born 200 years and had other sons and daughters.
When Nahor had lived 29 years, he became the father of Terah.
And Nahor lived after Terah was born 119 years and had other sons and daughters.
After Terah had lived 70 years, he became the father of [at different times], Abram and Nahor and Haran, [his firstborn].
And Terah lived 205 years; and Terah died in Haran.
So Abram departed, as the Lord had directed him; and Lot [his nephew] went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he left Haran.
Twelve years they had served Chedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled.
And He said to him, Bring to Me a heifer three years old, a she-goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
And [God] said to Abram, Know positively that your descendants will be strangers dwelling as temporary residents in a land that is not theirs [Egypt], and they will be slaves there and will be afflicted and oppressed for 400 years.
So Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar her Egyptian maid, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his [secondary] wife.
Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael.
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, I am the Almighty God; walk and live habitually before Me and be perfect (blameless, wholehearted, complete).
Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said in his heart, Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a son?
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in years; it had ceased to be with Sarah as with [young] women. [She was past the age of childbearing].
Abraham was a hundred years old when Isaac was born.
Sarah lived 127 years; this was the length of the life of Sarah.
Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years, and the Lord had blessed Abraham in all things.
The days of Abraham's life were 175 years.
And Ishmael lived 137 years; then his spirit left him, and he died and was gathered to his kindred.
Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Padan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean.
Afterward his brother came forth, and his hand grasped Esau's heel; so he was named Jacob [supplanter]. Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.
Now Esau was 40 years old when he took as wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite.
And Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, I will work for you for seven years for Rachel your younger daughter.
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.
But in the morning [Jacob saw his wife, and] behold, it was Leah! And he said to Laban, What is this you have done to me? Did I not work for you [all those seven years] for Rachel? Why then have you deceived and cheated and thrown me down [like this]?
Finish the [wedding feast] week [for Leah]; then we will give you [Rachel] also, and you shall work for me yet seven more years in return.
And Jacob lived with Rachel also as his wife, and he loved Rachel more than Leah and served [Laban] another seven years [for her].
These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your she-goats have not lost their young, and the rams of your flock have not been eaten by me.
I have been twenty years in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks; and you have changed my wages ten times.
Now the days of Isaac were 180 years.
This is the history of the descendants of Jacob and this is Jacob's line. Joseph, when he was seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; the lad was with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's [secondary] wives; and Joseph brought to his father a bad report of them.
After two full years, Pharaoh dreamed that he stood by the river [Nile].
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears [of grain] are seven years; the [two] dreams are one [in their meaning].
And the seven thin and ill favored cows that came up after them are seven years, and also the seven empty ears [of grain], blighted and shriveled by the east wind; they are seven years of hunger and famine.
Take note! Seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt are coming.
Then there will come seven years of hunger and famine, and [there will be so much want that] all the great abundance of the previous years will be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and hunger (destitution, starvation) will exhaust (consume, finish) the land.
Let Pharaoh do this; then let him select and appoint officers over the land, and take one-fifth [of the produce] of the [whole] land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years [year by year].
And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and lay up grain under the direction and authority of Pharaoh, and let them retain food [in fortified granaries] in the cities.
And that food shall be put in store for the country against the seven years of hunger and famine that are to come upon the land of Egypt, so that the land may not be ruined and cut off by the famine.
Joseph [who had been in Egypt thirteen years] was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and went [about his duties] through all the land of Egypt.
In the seven abundant years the earth brought forth by handfuls [for each seed planted].
And he gathered up all the [surplus] food of the seven [good] years in the land of Egypt and stored up the food in the cities; he stored away in each city the food from the fields around it.
Now to Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came, whom Asenath daughter of Potiphera, the priest of On, bore to him.
When the seven years of plenty were ended in the land of Egypt,
The seven years of scarcity and famine began to come, as Joseph had said they would; the famine was in all [the surrounding] lands, but in all of Egypt there was food.
For these two years the famine has been in the land, and there are still five years more in which there will be neither plowing nor harvest.
And there I will sustain and provide for you, so that you and your household and all that are yours may not come to poverty and want, for there are yet five [more] years of [the scarcity, hunger, and starvation of] famine.
Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are 130 years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and they have not attained to those of the life of my fathers in their pilgrimage.
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so Jacob reached the age of 147 years.
Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and his father's household. And Joseph lived 110 years.
So Joseph died, being 110 years old; and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.
However, after a long time [nearly forty years] the king of Egypt died; and the Israelites were sighing and groaning because of the bondage. They kept crying, and their cry because of slavery ascended to God.
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