Jehovah`s Witness/40 year prophetic
You showed several like it rained 40 days Jesus fasted 40 ,are there any other references ?
I mentioned Jesus forty-day fast but it was also isolation and he being the last Adam suggest Adam was isolated 40 years ,day for a year we see in scripture so it could have come from Gen and carried on as a pattern
Jesus forty day temptation and training period in the wilderness is similar to Adam who had to be tempted.
A Jewish mother was required by law to offer sacrifice at the conclusion of a forty-day purification period after the birth of a male
Right after his baptism and forty-day fast in the wilderness, he began his ministry with the startling announcement:
(Matthew 4:17) . . .From that time on Jesus commenced preaching and saying: “Repent, YOU people, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near.”
Right after Jesus’ forty-day stay in the wilderness ended John said
(John 1:29) 29 The next day he beheld Jesus coming toward him, and he said: “See, the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world!
When Isaac reached the age of 40, Abraham sent his Eliezer, to Mesopotamia in order to find a
(Deuteronomy 25:2-3) . . .And it must occur that if the wicked one deserves to be beaten, the judge must also have him laid prostrate and given strokes before him by number to correspond with his wicked deed. 3 With forty strokes he may beat him. . . .
When 40 years old, Caleb was one of the 12 spies sent out by Moses on a 40-day preview of the land of Canaan,
40 days given in connection with prophecies
(Ezekiel 4:6) . . .And you must lie upon your right side in the second case, and you must carry the error of the house of Judah forty days. . .
Eli judged Israel for 40 years.
Elijahs journey was 40 days
(Genesis 26:34) . . .And E´sau grew to be forty years old. Then he took as wife Ju´dith . . .
There was no disturbance during the 40 years of his judgeship of Gideon
At the age of 40 Moses openly identified himself with the Hebrews
(Genesis 25:20) . . .And Isaac happened to be forty years old at his taking Re·bek´ah . . .
So it looks like the number 40 will be associated with Adam taking Eve.