What does Age Of Man mean in the Bible?


Morrish Bible Dictionary - Age of Man
From Adam to Noah men lived much longer than in the period that followed. Adam lived 930 years, Noah 950, and Methuselah 969, the longest recorded. After the flood, Shem lived 600 years, but no one after him reached 500. In Peleg is another decline, he lived 239 years; Abraham only 175 years. We can easily understand why God caused people in the early age of the earth to live so much longer than afterwards. God said to Adam "Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth." Genesis 1:28 . He also said the same to Noah after the flood. Genesis 9:1,7 . When the earth became more and more peopled the life of man was shortened. The only intimation of what may perhaps now be called the normal longevity of man is in Psalm 90:10 , and yet it is a lament for his short and troubled life: "The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow: for it is soon cut off, and we fly away." This is remarkable as being, according to the heading "A prayer of Moses the man of God," for of Moses we read that he lived 120 years, and "his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated," Deuteronomy 34:7 ; but the Psalms were prophetic both for our, and future times, and Moses leads short-lived man to the eternity of God. (Ver. 2.) In the thousand years of the millennium apparently no one will die but the wicked, and one at a hundred years of age will be called a child: the days of God's people will be as the days of a tree, and they will, when the curse is removed, long enjoy the work of their hands. Isaiah 65:20-22 .

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Middle-Aged - ) Being about the middle of the ordinary Age of Man; between 30 and 50 years old
Cenozoic - ) Belonging to the most recent division of geological time, including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the Quaternary, or Age of Man
Quaternary - ) Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of Man
Age - The whole duration of a being, whether animal, vegetable, or other kind as, the usual Age of Man is seventy years the age of a horse may be twenty or thirty years the age of a tree may be four hundred years. A certain period of human life, marked by a difference of state as, life is divided into four stages or ages, infancy, youth, manhood, and old age the age of youth the Age of Manhood
Palm Tree - It need not be noticed, by way of shewing the striking similarity to our nature, that the Psalmist represents the Age of Man as three-score years and ten, and (saith the Psalmist) "by reason of strength sometimes to four-score years