“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.” Psalm 90:10

A score is twenty, threescore is 60, therefore fourscore refers to 80, threescore and ten is seventy. The Bible uses the term generation in different ways. Normally, the word generationrefers to all the people living at the same time — i.e., the word in the Bible has the same definition that we are used to in modern usage when we speak of…