0 The Bible: Topics: Forty

Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you. 1 Peter 3:15

Trivia: According to 1 Peter 3, who preached to the spirits in prison?

Forty Years

It took the Israelites 40 years to travel from Egypt to Canaan, yet such a journey, even at that time, would have taken no more than a few weeks.

The children of Israel did eat manna forty years. Exodus 16:35

And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years. Numbers 14:33

He made them wander in the wilderness forty years. Numbers 32:13

Walking through this great wilderness: these forty years. Deuteronomy 2:7

Remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years. Deuteronomy 8:2

I have led you forty years in the wilderness. Deuteronomy 29:5

The children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness. Joshua 5:6

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old, and their feet swelled not. Nehemiah 9:21

I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness. Amos 2:10

Google maps says the journey from the Giza Plateau to Jerusalem is 742 kilometers and would take 152 hours to walk. (About 19 days with 8 hours of walking each day.)

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