Babylon and the Number 70
The Three “Seventy’s” in Jeremiah
120-Babylon from Genesis to Revelation
Jeremiah 25:11-12, 29:10
And this whole land shall be a desolation and an astonishment, and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
Then it will come to pass, when seventy years are completed, that I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation, the land of the Chaldeans, for their iniquity,’ says the Lord; ‘and I will make it a perpetual desolation.
The Two “Seventy’s” in Daniel
Daniel 9:2 (vs 1-19)
In the first year of his reign I, Daniel, understood by the books the number of the years specified by the word of the LORD through Jeremiah the prophet, that He would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.
Daniel 9:24 (vs 20-27)
Seventy weeks are determined For your people and for your holy city, To finish the transgression, To make an end of sins, To make reconciliation for iniquity, To bring in everlasting righteousness, To seal up vision and prophecy, And to anoint the Most Holy.
The 70th Week
Know therefore and understand, That from the going forth of the command To restore and build Jerusalem Until Messiah the Prince, There shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; The street shall be built again, and the wall, Even in troublesome times.
And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Matthew 1:17 42 Generations
Adam-Noah 10 Generations
Noah to Abraham 10 generations
Therefore when you see the ‘abomination of desolation,’ spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place” (whoever reads, let him understand)
Then he shall confirm a covenant with many for one week; But in the middle of the week He shall bring an end to sacrifice and offering. And on the wing of abominations shall be one who makes desolate, Even until the consummation, which is determined, Is poured out on the desolate.”