a prophetic period mentioned in Dan. 9:24, and usually interpreted on the "year-day" theory, i.e., reckoning each day for a year. This period will thus represent 490 years. This is regarded as the period which would elapse till the time of the coming of the Messiah, dating "from the going forth of the commandment to restore and rebuild Jerusalem" i.e., from the close of the Captivity.
Do the seventy weeks of the prophet mean weeks in the sense of human calendars?
What was the date from which the writer calculated his seventy weeks?
This marked the close of the seventy weeks, or 490 years, allotted to the Jewish people.
In rather less than two years he was under censure for seventy weeks.
The seventy weeks determined by Daniel, entered then into the last phasis of their accomplishment.
The seventy weeks are supposed to mean weeks of years, or seven years each.
seventy weeks are to elapse before any perfect deliverance is to come.