30. What is the human life span?


70 years.

The days of our years are threescore years and ten. Psalm 90:10

120 years.

Yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. Genesis 6:3

More than 120 years.

After the flood, many men (and at least one woman) lived longer than God's 120 year limit. Here are some examples:
Noah - 950 years Genesis 9:29
Shem - 600 years Genesis 11:10-11
Arphaxad - 438 years Genesis 11:12-13
Salah - 433 years Genesis 11:14-15
Eber - 464 years Genesis 11:16-17
Peleg - 239 years Genesis 11:18-19
Reu - 239 years Genesis 11:20-21
Serug - 229 years Genesis 11:22-23
Nahor - 148 years Genesis 11:24-25
Terah - 205 years Genesis 11:32
Sarah - 127 years Genesis 23:1
Abraham - 175 years Genesis 25:7
Ishmael - 137 years Genesis 25:17


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