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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 1 month ago

Why did humans lifespan decrease overtime according to the Bible ?

The thing that says 120 years blah blah is about the flood so that can't explain it. 

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  • User
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    The Bible does not address that question.

  • Pete
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    The bible is full of stories that are scientifically and physically impossible.

  • Derek
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Bubbles trapped in amber (fossilized sap) prove the air had 50% more oxygen prior to the biblical flood event. Oxygen-packed air meant everything lived ten times longer: horns, tusks, fangs, reptiles, bugs, grasses and trees could grow huge. We know the age of tigers by the length of their fangs. You don’t think sabre-toothed tigers were born that way, do you? Tigers are born without teeth. But if oxygen content in air is reduced by half, that will impact profoundly on age and size of all living creatures. The Bible gives hints about why the atmosphere was different before the flood but you don't really want to know, do you?

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It's explained by the Bible stories being myths and fables.

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  • 1 month ago

    It's speculative but one explanation among Christians is that the Earth's environmental conditions prior to the flood somehow fostered longevity. For instance, the atmosphere may have been denser and kept more radiation out. Not outside the realm of the possible, but no one really knows for sure and the book of Genesis doesn't really try to explain it.

  • 1 month ago

    It was God's way of limiting the scope of personal, human evils.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

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  • Harry
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Adam died at 930 years of age in 3096 The demon angels were around so Jehovah limited mans life span to120 years but those getting acccurate knowledge of Jehovah and the one He sent will enjoy eternal life on earth as part of the billions ressurected to earth or part of the 144000 ressurected to  heaven

    Source(s): bible
  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    The Bible is just a collection of myths, stories, propaganda and other such nonsense.

    You might as well ask how people's hair used to grow 100 feet long like it says in Rapunzel.

  • 1 month ago

    According to the Bible, the first humans were perfect, designed to live forever, but as they sinned, their 'perfect state' began to wear off, so over time, average life span decreased to what it is today.

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