# Question: How Many Years Is 14 Generations In The Bible?

The numbers may be linked to Daniel 9:24–27, which states that seventy weeks of years, or 490 years, would pass between the restoration of Jerusalem and the coming of the messiah.

Since generations were commonly placed at 35 years, this means exactly 14 generations.

## How long is a generation biblically?

Now we see Jesus’ own trick. He said that “this generation will not pass away”, so he meant less than 38 years. A maximum of 37 years.

## How many generations were there since Jesus was born?

2018 (Current Year) less estimated birth year of Christ at 4 BC is 2022 years. Averaging 25 years per generation, there would have been about 81 generations including Jesus’s own. At an average of 20 years per generation, there would have been 101 generations since Jesus’s birth, including his own.

## How many years are between Abraham and Jesus?

The period from the birth of Shem’s son to Abraham’s migration to Canaan is 365 years, mirroring Enoch’s life-span of 365 years, the number of days in a tropical year. There are 10 Patriarchs between Adam and the flood narrative, and 10 between the flood narrative and Abraham.

## What is the significance of 14 in the Bible?

According to the Bible, number 14 is considered to be a symbol of salvation and deliverance. Actually, the 14th day of the 1st Hebrew month called Nisan is the Passover. This day was important because of the deliverance of the firstborn from death.

## What is the current generation called?

Gen Z: Gen Z is the newest generation to be named and were born between 1995 and 2015. They are currently between 4-24 years old (nearly 74 million in U.S.)

## How do you count generations?

Counting generations

Your grandparents and their siblings make up a third. The top level of the family tree is the first generation, followed by their children (second generation) and so on, assigning each successive generation a higher number – third, fourth, fifth.

## How many generations back is Jesus?

Luke lists 42 generations down the male line, and Matthew gives an incomplete list of 27. These numbers agree reasonably well with an average time between generations of 25 or 30 years – an estimate taken from documented historical records from Iceland and Canada.

## How many generations are there between Adam and Jesus?

Thus there were fourteen generations in all from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the exile to Babylon, and fourteen from the exile to the Christ.”

## How long is a generation?

A generation is “all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.” It can also be described as, “the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, during which children are born and grow up, become adults, and begin to have children of their own”.