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What is a score of years in the Bible?

How many years in a score?

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Psalm 90:10  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....

In the King James Version, a "score" is 20.  So, in this verse, threescore and ten years is seventy years and fourscore is eighty.  

Here is this same verse in the New King James Version:

Psalm 90:10  The days of our lives are seventy years; And if by reason of strength they are eighty years, Yet their boast is only labor and sorrow....

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Mike
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