One Day Can Equal One Year

Part one of two parts


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How A Day Can Equal a Year


The idea that 'one day can equal one year' is a common concept and is based upon the bible. We will not labor this point because the bible speaks for itself, as do the patterns that result.


(Numbers 14:34) "After the number of the days in which ye spied out the land, even forty days, for every day a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my alienation."

(Ezekiel 4:6) "And again, when thou hast accomplished these, thou shalt lie on thy right side, and shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah: forty days, each day for a year, have I appointed it unto thee." (See, Daniel 9:24-27, "70 weeks," normally understood as "70 weeks of years".)


Steve Gregg in his parallel commentary on the four main Protestant views of Revelation lists a number of outstanding theologians who have held the "historicist" view. (The "historicist" regards the Book of Revelation as a survey of the whole of Church history. Personally, I find that all four views compliment one another.)

Concerning the historicist view, Gregg says: "A unique characteristic of this line of interpretation is its advocacy of what is called the "year-for-a-day principle."'" He lists the following among the many adherents of this view:

To continue to last part, "Counting Days as Years"



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How A Day Can Equal a Year

(Bible Prophesy Numbers 1260 -- 1290 -- 1335 Days)

Timeline of Events Surrounding the Exodus:  The 360-Calendar, bible prophecy, and "day-years"


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