he among others basically created a genealogy of people mentioned in the Bible then totted up the total years (it was a little more complicated than that due to various gaps and contradictions) and he put the date as sometime in the evening of October 23, 4004 BC.This man’s date of the age of the world is known today because in 1701 another man (one .Polish mathematician and astronomer Johann Kepler (1571-1630) is best known for his discovery of the laws that describe the movements of the planets.
They all agree that the Bible was written after the departure of Jesus peace be upon him by his followers. The majority of today's credible Christian scholars do. W Graham Scroggie of the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, a prestigious Christian evangelical mission, says: "..
I began with the Biblical testimony that the earth is 6,000 years old, because the evidence from nature should be interpreted and understood in the light of clear Biblical truth.
The prequels have considered the issue’s importance, what Jesus thought, and the Genesis genealogies.
Now you may have noticed I’ve used the word man a lot, I’m not being sexist I just want to hammer home the point that the date was added some 2900 years after the earliest parts of the Bible was written.
I suppose it’s possible to argue that God guided his hand to that date and influenced Lloyd into adding it to the footnotes.