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How long was a "year" in the Bible during the time of Genesis?

930=______ days

Genesis 5:16

NKJV - 16 After he begot Jared, Mahalalel lived eight hundred and thirty years, and had sons and daughters.

Clarify Share Report Asked June 02 2014 Mini Anonymous

For follow-up discussion and general commentary on the topic. Comments are sorted chronologically.

Mini Candace Knappe

I thought the Jewish calendar was a lunar one and it ended up being a 354 day year with adjustments later to match modern solar based calendars. I base this mostly on a website called Judaism 101. Just wondering what was right.

September 03 2014 Report

Mini Tony Lominac

My opinion is that the year was roughly 360 days following the Jewish calendar. They followed a lunar calendar instead of a solar calendar. There is calendar correction somehow through Sabbath years and Jubilee years.

December 28 2018 Report

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