The '7 times' of Isaiah 30
We read in Isaiah 30:25,26... 25 And upon every high mountain and upon every elevated hill there must come to be streams, water ditches, in the day of the big slaughter when the towers fall. 26 And the light of the full moon must become as the light of the glowing; and the very light of the glowing will become 7 times as much, like the light of 7 days, in the day that YHWH binds up the breakdown of his people and heals even the severe wound resulting from the stroke by him.
Here is an overview over the wide range of meanings that these “7 times” of Isaiah 3 can have:
If they stand for 7 solar years, they expire on
If they stand for 7 prophetic years (of 360 days), they ended on August 5/6, 2008, that is 1,600 days before 22/23 December 2012 one day after the total lunar eclipse of December21, 2012.
If they stand for 7 years of 360 full days, including one intercalary month (2550 days), they end September 4/5, 2008.
If they stand for 7 real lunar years (2480 days), they ended on June 26/27 2008, that is 1,600 days before the total solar eclipse on
If they stand for 7 lunar years, with the adjustment of a intercalary month from Elul24 2001 (the day of the fall of the
If they stand for 7 lunar years, with the adjustment of a intercalary month from Etanim1 (Tishri1) 2001 (September 17/18), they will end on Etanim1 2008 (September 30). 1335 days starting from there would take us to Pentecost 2012 (
All these dates seem to produce interesting coincidences. It remains to be seen how this "stroke" is 'healed' around one of those date.
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