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The most likely scenario: God said: “My Spirit will not contend with humans forever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years.” About 20 years later God instructed Noah to build the ark. When Noah finished building the ark 100 years had passed, as it shows us in: Genesis 5:32: And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat ...


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I think you may be adding unnecessary implications to the text. Genesis 28:5 ESV Thus Isaac sent Jacob away. And he went to Paddan-aram, to Laban, the son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. Jacob was sent to live at Laban's house for a while. Clearly he was rushed because of Esau, but there's no indication that ...


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Genesis 28:18 (NLT) The next morning Jacob got up very early. He took the stone he had rested his head against, and he set it upright as a memorial pillar. Then he poured olive oil over it. Olive oil was very important in ancient Israel. It was used for not only as food and for cooking, but also for lighting, sacrificial offerings, ointment, ...



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