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Seventy

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Naves Topical Index
Seventy

The senate of the Israelites composed of seventy elders
Exodus 24:1; Exodus 24:9; Numbers 11:16; Numbers 11:24-25

Seventy disciples sent forth by Jesus
Luke 10:1-17

The Jews in captivity in Babylon seventy years

General references
Jeremiah 25:11-12; Jeremiah 29:10; Daniel 9:2; Zech 1:12; Zech 7:5
Israel

Seventy weeks in the vision of Daniel
Daniel 9:24


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Seventy

SEV'ENTY, adjective [Gr. ten.] Seven times ten.

That he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:2.

SEV'ENTY, noun The Septuagint or seventy translators of the Old Testament into the Greek language.


Easton's Bible Dictionary
Seventy Weeks

A prophetic period mentioned in Daniel 9:24, and usually interpreted on the "year-day" theory, i.e., reckoning each day for a year. This period will thus represent 490 years. This is regarded as the period which would elapse till the time of the coming of the Messiah, dating "from the going forth of the commandment to restore and rebuild Jerusalem" i.e., from the close of the Captivity.