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Adam lived to be 930 years old. The he died (Genesis 5:5)


Adam began to die after he sinned in the Garden of Eden, but his was in such good shape that he lived to the ripe old age of 930 years. Humans that were close to perfection lived extraordinary ages as well (Genesis 5:1-32, Genesis 9:29) The extraordinary ages that people lived back mankind's early history show that humans were meant to live forever, but since Adam and Eve disobeyed God, they lost out on everlasting life for themselves and all their future offspring (Romans 5:12) That is why we grow older/old, get sick, and die.

 

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    Jackie (snapcracklepop) 14 months ago

    Thank you for your answer. Some have theorized that the year in the times before the Flood was just a month long. However, there is no Scriptural basis for this view. Had the year been a 30-day month, this would mean that Enosh would have become.....

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    dashingscorpio 14 months ago

    snapcracklepop. There is no need to be sorry. You didn't write it. I've studied the history of the bible/how it was "put together" by men as it was canonized (Which books to include or not).

    As with everything politics, power, & bias had a hand


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