In the Bible, there are many stories of persons living for well over a hundred years – some for several hundred.
[Note: I correct common translational errors in the Genesis 5 genealogy in Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 5; the following list represents the true ages of the Genesis 5 patriarchs, which while sometimes shorter than traditionally given, are still pretty damn long!]
Adam – 930
Seth – 912
Enos – 905
Cainan – 910
Mahalalel – 895
Jared – 847
Enoch – 365 (he would have been considered a spring chicken!)
Methuselah – 720
Lamech – 653
Noah – 950
And there are many more examples one could give. Many consider these as “proof” that the Bible is a bunch of fairy stories. After all, how could anyone live so long?
Science, however, has found that there is theoretically no limit to how long a human may…
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