Is the length of a generation about to be 120 years??

by digderidoo 31 Replies latest watchtower bible

  • TD

    Hi George,

    TD - I think the 120 years idea comes from Genesis 6:3

    I know. That's not in question. The question is how to draw a legitimate parallel between that 120 years and a modern 120 year ministry starting in 1914?

    Noah did not have 120 years warning and he did not spend 120 years preaching a message of impending judgment. The Witnesses own publications (e.g. Insight) estimate that Noah only had about 50 years advance notice.

    (I'm saying this wearing my fundamentalist 'hat' of course. 6:3 was probably inserted by the redactor who knitted together the J and P accounts.)

  • wantstoleave

    Thanks cantleave :)

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