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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Seventy Years

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is a frequent number in Scripture, both symbolical and literal; e.g. the seventy years of Tyre's depression after its capture by Nebuchadnezzar till its relief by the downfall of Babylon (Isaiah 23:15-17); and especially the seventy years of, the Jewish captivity at Babylon (Jeremiah 25:11; Jeremiah 29:10). (See CAPTIVITY).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Seventy Years'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/s/seventy-years.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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