The Biblical Minimum and Maximum Age of the Earth
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The Biblical Minimum and Maximum Age of the Earth

Accounting for all presently known relevant details and assuming the Babylonian Captivity began in 587 or 586 BC, we can say with confidence that the Bible places limits on the year of creation between 5665 and 3822 BC. If the traditional historic date of 587 BC or 586 BC for the Captivity is correct, the earth cannot be more than 7,680 years old.

Written by Chris Hardy and Robert Carter
Originally published August, 2014

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