Long Ages?

by Ken Ham on November 19, 2021


This is Ken Ham, author, speaker, and blogger on the Bible’s reliability and authority.


The Bible teaches the earliest people lived hundreds of years. Now, could this have really happened?

Well, originally mankind was created to live forever! It’s only because of sin in creation that we will all die. So a few hundred years is actually a short life compared to what God originally designed.

Now, ancient cultures like the Babylonians, Greeks, Romans, and the Chinese all have records of people living for very long times—far longer than today. Why? Well, because after the flood, people still lived for hundreds of years, though that quickly started to drop off. So, cultures after the Tower of Babel preserved the memory of those long ages.

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