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[quote:3i6p23vn]:? Bible Scholars say
The earth is 6,420 (-91 / +155) years old, or from 6,329 to 6,575 years old
The year of creation would be 4416 BC (-91 / +155) years, or
created between 4,325 BC to 4,571 BC

scientists say

The oldest rocks which have been found so far (on the Earth) date to about 3.8 to 3.9 billion years ago (by several radiometric dating methods). Some of these rocks are sedimentary, and include minerals which are themselves as old as 4.1 to 4.2 billion years. Rocks of this age are relatively rare, however rocks that are at least 3.5 billion years in age have been found on North America, Greenland, Australia, Africa, and Asia.

[color=blue:3i6p23vn]Thats quite a spread of years,anyone have a opinon on this?[/color:3i6p23vn][/quote:3i6p23vn]

Time did not always exist. It was created by God.
A day with God is not like a day with us:

“But of this one thing be not ignorant, my beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.”2Pe 3:8

“For a thousand years in thy sight are as yesterday, which is past. And as a watch in the night, Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be.”Psa 90:4-5

“According to Augustine, the work of creation belongs to the production of formless matter, and of the formless spiritual nature, both of which are outside of time, as he himself says (Confessiones xii,12). Thus, then, the creation of either is set down before there was any day. But it may also be said, following other holy writers, that the works of distinction and adornment imply certain changes in the creature which are measurable by time; whereas the work of creation lies only in the Divine act producing the substance of beings instantaneously. For this reason, therefore, every work of distinction and adornment is said to take place “in a day,” but creation “in the beginning” which denotes something indivisible.”