[b-hebrew] Genesis 41: 1: "Two Years of Days"
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Thu Jul 16 15:51:29 EDT 2009
In his out of print 'Bible Dates itself' (1974,
Arthur Earle argued for base 7 numeral system to account for the ages
Patriarchal period (not Noah and antediluvian). A 100 year old in base 7 is
49 year old in base 10; 13 year old is 10 year old in base 10. (
The word 'adolescence' may be rather a modern concept.
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 10:17 AM, James Read<J.Read-2 at sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> Quoting JimStinehart at aol.com:
>> James Christian:
>> The farther one goes back in history, the earlier the age at which a boy
>> became a man.
> Really? I'm not going to bother asking you to substantiate this
> statement. I know you will only ignore my request and just keep
> repeating the same stuff over and over again.
> FYI, Jim I think that the list members are intelligent enough to read
> your posts once and understand your theory. I make one final request.
> Either substantiate your bold statements which you present as fact or
> acknowledge that they are just a part of your theory.
> James Christian
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