Great flood earth dating
This paper describes in relatively simple terms how a number of the dating techniques work, how accurately the half-lives of the radioactive elements and the rock dates themselves are known, and how dates are checked with one another.
While some say it was 70 years, my possibly incorrect reasons for using 130 years are given in Endnote 1 on page 523.
Row 3: The Masoretic manuscript says, in Ex , that Jacob’s descendants were in Egypt for 430 years, but Septuagint and Samaritan manuscripts say that Israel’s time in Egypt was 430 years.
Assuming a strictly literal interpretation of the week of creation, even if some of the generations were left out of the genealogies, the Earth would be less than ten thousand years old.
Radiometric dating techniques indicate that the Earth is thousands of times older than that--approximately four and a half billion years old.