A 7-Year Tribulation? Daniel’s 70 Weeks

Author: Michele at ScriptureStudy.Guide
September 15, 2022. Updated October 30, 2022.

A 7-year tribulation is only supported by one passage in the bible — the seventy weeks of Daniel in Daniel 9:24-27. What we know as the “7-year great tribulation” is not found anywhere else in the entire bible.

The “one week” in Daniel 9:27 — called “Daniel’s 70th week” by false teachers — is incorrectly interpreted to be a future 7-year tribulation. That week, which is a period of 7 years, is the most important week that this earth has ever and will EVER see. Jesus Christ’s death, entombment and resurrection occurred in the middle of that week in 31 AD.

History proves the 70 weeks of Daniel has already occurred which PROVES the accuracy and truth of God’s perfect inspired word. It also confirms the new covenant which makes our faith tangible.

Anyone who claims that Messiah’s work on the cross is instead an end times future tribulation for us, IS A FALSE PROPHET. Anyone who claims that there is an end times 7-year tribulation IS A FALSE PROPHET…. it is NOT supported by ANY scripture. Anyone claiming there is an end times 3 1/2 year tribulation IS A FALSE PROPHET as it is also not supported by scripture (the 42 months, time, times and a half are explained here). The NWO actors are deceiving the world by twisting scripture to bring us into Communism (details here).

The Original Hebrew

Daniel 9:24 reads “Sevened Seventy” in the original language. Not “Seventy weeks.” This is why this period cannot be just 70 years. It is a 70 that is sevened which is 70 times 7 or 490 years.

Dan 9:24 – שׁבעיםH7620 שׁבעיםH7657 נחתךH2852 עלH5921 עמךH5971 ועלH5921 עירH5892 קדשׁךH6944 לכלאH3607 הפשׁעH6588 ולחתםH2856 חטאותH2403 ולכפרH3722 עוןH5771 ולהביאH935 צדקH6664 עלמיםH5769 ולחתםH2856 חזוןH2377 ונביאH5030 ולמשׁחH4886 קדשׁH6944 קדשׁים׃H6944 

Summary of the 70 Weeks

Ten Shemitah cycles of 49 years make up the 490-year prophecy. It starts with the Jewish captives being released from captivity, and it ends with the gentiles being released from spiritual captivity.

457 BC was a Jubilee year — marks the command for the Jews to be released from captivity, to rebuild the city of Jerusalem, and to prepare for the coming Messiah. THIS WAS SEVEN WEEKS OF SEVEN SHEMITAH CYCLES THAT LASTED 49 YEARS.

408 BC was a Jubilee year — marks the time that the city Jerusalem had been rebuilt and the Jewish leadership system had been restored. THIS WAS THE 62 WEEK PERIOD THAT LASTED 434 YEARS.

27 AD — Messiah’s baptism marked the start of His ministry in 27 AD. He died in the middle of the 70th week in 31 AD. 27 AD BEGINS THE ONE WEEK WHICH IS 7 YEARS.

During the 7 years of the 70th week, the gospel message was preached to the Jews. For the first 3 1/2 years, it was preached by Jesus and His disciples. For the last 3 1/2 years after the cross, Jesus continued to send prophets to the Jews. At the end of the 7 years, the Jews stoned Stephen, the last prophet that was sent to them. The early church then left the Jews and Jerusalem and began to preach the gospel message to the gentiles.

34 AD was a Jubilee year — This is the end of the 70th week of 7 years. It marks the time that the gospel was preached unto the gentiles to set them free. 34 AD MARKED THE BEGINNING OF ONE GENERATION (“40 years”) after Messiah died to give the Jews time to accept their promised Messiah.

70 AD — The city of Jerusalem, the temple, and the Jewish nation were completely desolated. All physical things of old were ended and fulfilled/made spiritual in Christ Jesus and the New Covenant of God. Hallelujah!!

  • 7 Weeks: 457-408 BC (7×7 = 49 years)
  • 62 Weeks: 408 BC-27 AD (7×62 = 434 years)
  • 1 Week: 27-34 AD (7×1 = 7 years)
  • Grace period of 40 years for the Jews: 27-67 AD (when Jerusalem was attacked which ended in complete desolation of the Jewish government and their city in 70 AD).

Source book: The 70th Week of Daniel 9 Decoded by David Nikao Wilcoxson (for purchase here).

We have been deceived.

Those who are controlling the “new world order” have made us believe that the book of Daniel was about our future. That has caused us to misunderstand Revelation which is why there are so many interpretations of it flying around out there. But worst of all, misunderstanding Daniel is denying the PROOFS of the deity of Jesus Christ. PLEASE LOOK INTO THIS. If you are one with eyes to see, it will clear up SO MUCH for you.

My favorite biblical historicist is David Nikao Wilcoxson.

Here are the links to his study:

Website: https://70thweekofdaniel.com/

Books: https://bibleprophecydecoded.com/ (links to printable pdf summaries are on this page as well)

YouTube Playlists: David Nikao Wilcoxson

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/endtimesdeceptions/

David can fully explain anything relating to end times and to biblical prophecies using history and scripture (he is NOT a preterist). I HIGHLY recommend his 3 book package here.

David’s other websites:

The Olivet Discourse Deception

Revelation Timeline Decoded

Islam in Bible Prophecy (covers the iron and clay feet in Daniel 2)

May God richly bless you and your studies of His inspired Word.

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