How Old Was Jesus When He Died? Did Jesus Have Any Children?

how old was jesus when he died

Jesus also known by various names and titles, such as Jesus Christ and Jesus of Nazareth, was a Jewish preacher and religious leader in the first century. Christ is the focal point of Christianity, the largest religion on the planet. Most Christians believe Jesus is the incarnation of God the Son and the expected Messiah (the Christ) predicted in the Hebrew Bible.

Almost all historians writing now accept Jesus as a real person who lived in the first century. Research into the historical Jesus has revealed some uncertainty on the historical veracity of the Gospels and on how closely the Jesus portrayed in the New Testament reflects the actual Jesus, as the only precise records of Jesus’ life are recorded in the Gospels.

Jesus of Nazareth’s birthdate is not recorded in any of the canonical gospels or any secular source, but most historians agree that it occurred between 6 BC and 4 BC.

How old was Jesus when he died?

Jesus was was crucified around A.D. 30, according to the PBS FRONTLINE documentary “From Jesus to Christ.” Britannica cites his birth year as varying from 6 to 4 B.C. and has the same death year as Frontline.

In general, Jesus’ age of death is extensively challenged by scholars, according to “Dating the Death of Jesus” by Helen Bond and published online by Cambridge University Press in 2013. Some mention Jesus’ death as happening on 14th of Nisan, which would be “Friday April 7th 30 A.D. or April 3rd 33,” based on a scholar’s chronological preference, but Bond does not agree to the specificity of those dates.

Depending on the calendars or narratives of Jesus’ final days people follow, it is difficult to discover one definite answer on when Jesus died and as a result, how old he was.

However, Bond argues the argument Jesus died around Passover, between A.D. 29 and 34. Considering Jesus’ changing chronology, he was 33 to 40 years old at his time of death.

How long did Jesus live on earth?

He lived for around 33 years.

Did Jesus have any children?

According to a claim, Jesus Christ married Mary Magdalene and the couple had two children. However, religious experts suggests it has no credible evidences.

How old was Mary when Jesus was crucified?

Mary was between the age of 46 and 49 when Jesus died, as reported by Christianity.com. Her “flourishing” period, according to Britannica, was from 25 B.C. until 75 A.D. If this is a reference to her age, then Mary would have been between 54 and 59 years old when Jesus was crucified, according to Britannica.

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