Why did the Masoretes take away 100 (or 50) years from the age of the fathers at their first sons' dates of birth?
The Septuagint (along with the Samaritan Pentateuch) and Flavius Josephus in his Jewish Antiquities allow for about 6 to 7 hundred more years from our days back to the Flood (which accordingly would ...
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