Some end-of-the-world predictions include Hal Lindsey’s prediction of Jesus' return one generation after the founding of Israel and the Talmudic prediction of the Messiah's arrival 6,000 years after the creation of Adam. These religious prophecies predict the end of the world anywhere from the years 2018 to 3239.
Biblical scholar Hal Lindsey predicted that the return of Christ would occur in 1988, one biblical generation of 40 years after the founding of Israel in 1948. However, World Bible Society President F. Kenton Beshore proposes that a biblical generation is actually 70 to 80 years, putting Christ’s return between 2018 and 2028.
Orthodox Judaism predicts the return of the Messiah 6,000 years after the creation of Adam, with a 1,000-year period elapsing before the end of the world. This puts the Messiah’s return at around 2239, with the end of the world occurring by 3239.