The time periods of prophecy

September 13, 2011

This post consists of a table listing some of the time periods of prophecy, with scripture references.

Time period Description Reference
an hour “in one hour is thy judgment come” Revelation 18:10
day of the Lord comes as a thief, near at hand Joel 2:1
Matthew 24:43
1 Thessalonians 5:2
2 Peter 3:10
seven days seven days compass God’s work of creation Genesis 1, 2
weekly sabbath Exodus 20:11
seven years Jacob served seven years for Rachel Genesis 29:18
In Pharaoh’s dream, interpreted by Joseph, seven years of plenty were followed by seven years of famine Genesis 41:26
sabbatical years Leviticus 25
conquest of the promised land under Joshua Joshua 11:23
weapons of Gog and Magog are burned for fuel for seven years Ezekiel 39:14
seven months the remnants of the armies of Gog and Magog are buried for seven months Ezekiel 39:12
year “the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion”
“the year of my redeemed is come”
Isaiah 34:8
Isaiah 63:4
time, season “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven” Ecclesiastes 3:1
seven times the chapter outlines four periods of seven times Leviticus 26
times of the Gentiles “Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled” Luke 21:24
time, times and a half duration of the little horn, which makes war with the saints Daniel 7:25
extends unto the end of the age Daniel 12:7
the church nourished in the wilderness Revelation 12:14
three years and six months in the days of Elijah, “the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land” Luke 4:25
James 5:17
three days and an half the dead bodies of the two witnesses lie exposed in the street for this period Revelation 11:9-11
1,335 days Jesus is the one who waits Daniel 12:12
1,290 days remaining time from when the abomination of desolation is set up, and sacrifices are terminated Daniel 12:11
1,260 days ministry of the two witnesses Revelation 11:3
the church nourished in the wilderness Revelation 12:6
40 days the number of the days that the Israelite spies searched the land Numbers 14:34
countdown to the destruction of Nineveh Jonah 3:4
Jesus dwelt forty days in the wilderness, and fasted Mark 1:13
Jesus was seen by the disciples for forty days after his resurrection Acts 1:3
40 years Israel wandered in the wilderness, and ate manna for forty years Exodus 16:35
Numbers 14:33
10 days the Jewish children were tested ten days in Babylon Daniel 1:12
“ye shall have tribulation ten days” Revelation 2:10
42 months the holy city is trampled by Gentiles Revelation 11:2
the duration of the beast; “power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.” Revelation 13:5
150 days Duration of the flood. “And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.” Genesis 7:24
five months torment inflicted by the scorpion-locusts is for five months Revelation 9:5
2,300 days time to the cleansing of the sanctuary, from the 3rd year of Belshazzar when the prophecy was given Daniel 8:14
70 years desolations of Jerusalem; exile in Babylon Jeremiah 25:12
Daniel 9:2
Zechariah 7:5
70 weeks “Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city;” spans the period from the decree of Cyrus to the end of the age Daniel 9:24
a thousand years “a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night” Psalm 90:4
a thousand years is as one day 2 Peter 3:8
Satan bound for a thousand years Revelation 20:2
the saints who are “beheaded” reign with Christ for a thousand years Revelation 20:4
a little season the saints who were slain for the word of God and their testimony rest yet for a little season; the time remaining to judgment Revelation 6:11
Satan loosed a little season Revelation 20:3
this generation “This generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled.” The generation of Jesus remains forever Luke 21:32
an hour, a day, a month, and a year The four angels bound in Euphrates. “And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.”
Revelation 9:15