Posts tagged ‘seventy weeks’

Jesus Explains End Times Protocol, Pt 7

In our last article, we briefly went over Daniel 9 and determined that the word “weeks” should have been more accurately translated “sevens.” We were then able to show that the total amount of time indicated by Gabriel was to be viewed in years, based on the entire context of the chapter itself. You’ll recall that Daniel had been reading Jeremiah and realized that the prophesied 70 years of captivity was almost concluded. During Daniel’s prayer, Gabriel came along and gave Daniel understanding. In essence, Gabriel told Daniel that the captivity wasn’t 70 years, but 70 “sevens” or 70 times 7 years for a total of 490 years.

Continue Reading April 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM 1 comment

Seven Years of God’s Wrath Coming We Call the Tribulation

So we know Daniel was thinking in terms of years. That is clear from the text and indisputable. When Gabriel arrives, he clarifies for Daniel that it is not seventy years, but in reality it will wind up being seventy sevens of years. Seventy sevens of years equal a total of 490 years (70 x 7). This is where the 490 years come from and provides the total number of prophetic years in which God has decreed for Israel and the Holy City. This then, is God’s timeframe; 490 years.

Continue Reading September 12, 2013 at 12:35 PM 5 comments


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