Skip to comments.Were Dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark? (yes)
Posted on 01/13/2009 9:58:56 AM PST by Ron Jeremy
So, Were Dinosaurs on the Ark?
In Genesis 6:1920, the Bible says that two of every sort of land vertebrate (seven of the clean animals) were brought by God to the Ark. Therefore, dinosaurs (land vertebrates) were represented on the Ark. How Did Those Huge Dinosaurs Fit on the Ark?
Although there are about 668 names of dinosaurs, there are perhaps only 55 different kinds of dinosaurs. Furthermore, not all dinosaurs were huge like the brachiosaurus, and even those dinosaurs on the Ark were probably teenagers or young adults.
(Excerpt) Read more at answersingenesis.org ...
LOL, 100,000 animals enter, only 100 leave. The ultimate cage match.
Look at their teeth and claws. Dinosaurs walking around just prior to the flood were leftovers. The real main age of dinosaurs was likely several thousand or a few tens of thousands of years back and humans in all likelihood never had to deal with raptors.
Or maybe people are reading a scientific text into what was intended as a Pesher.
“The rate of growth would make some like a Brachiosaurus the size of a sherman tank within a month,..”
Are you sure about that? How do you know?
There was only one door but many windows.
And if someone bases the view that the Earth is the center and the Sun circles around it based upon an interpretation of Biblical scripture, is that also “unassailable”?
I read the link. My contention stands.
His interpretation of Genesis is wrong, and is verifiably wrong. Here’s the problem ...
The story we have all heard from movies, television, newspapers, and most magazines and textbooks is that dinosaurs ruled the Earth for 140 million years, died out 65 million years ago, and therefore werent around when Noah and company set sail on the Ark around 4,300 years ago.
However, the Bible gives a completely different view of Earth (and therefore, dinosaur) history. As Gods written Word to us, we can trust it to tell the truth about the past.
The Bible does not give us “a completely different view of Earth” than does science — it gives us a different perspective on the same events. Dinosaurs were not around 4,300 years ago ... this is a scientifically verifiable fact. I refuse to believe that God planted evidence which seemingly disproves His word (evidence that dinosaurs dies out millions of years ago).
Science is simply God’s way of explaining the divine in a manner understandable by the human mind. Genesis is correct, but incomplete — and VERY prone to misinterpretation. Science can help fill in some details, and correct some scriptural misinterpetations.
Rom 3:4 God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.
If the flood was only local, God sure wanted us to think it was global.
Wow- so Dinosaurs were still around 2000 years ago? Must have sucked to live around predatory dinos with nothing but a spear and bow and arrow to protect yourself.
Yes, the Bible is, but men are idiots who always try to make God in their image and constantly make assumptions about what the Bible means that they always have to change as knowledge advances. Doesn't mean the Bible changes, it means that man's knowledge expands. It is pride to believe that your understanding is unassailable. Man's understanding of God's word has gone up against expanding knowledge time and time again, and man's understanding has always lost. Geocentric universe? Heliocentric universe? That doesn't mean God's word is flawed, it means that man's understanding is flawed and his pride in his understanding is his Achilles heel.
The God I know didn't create a world that tricks people into not believing Him, it reveals him.
Science teaches us how God created the universe. The Bible teaches us why.
Yes I Know it's a joke
LOL! I don’t know if that picture is meant to make me feel stupid or meant to offend me but either way, it’s really funny.
Would that include those who wrote this?
You have got to be kidding me. If you believe this stuff, then you have abandoned reason. Seriously, folks. Come on!
The earth is NOT billions of years old, nor millions, nor even thousands of years old. In fact, the earth is only about 47 years old, and it only came into existence the day I was born. Your belief that anything existed before I came into being is nothing more than a figment of my imagination. I'm sorry to let you know that when I die, your existence will end, but that's what happens when you're a figment of someone else's imagination.
Where is the man? The story says it is a man, but the smaller fossil looks nothing like a human or any other primate, it has a clear reptilian face.
I do not see what the words of St Paul have to do with dinosaurs and the local flood. Sorry — can you please explain?
I don’t know what Pesher means but no one is reading the Bible as a scientific text but it is historically accurate. If God wanted to create the world in six literal days, I think He’s capable. Scientist have been wrong before, and their wrong now.
That link is hilarious!
>> If the flood was only local, God sure wanted us to think it was global.
That depends on who authored Genesis. The Bible is the divinely inspired Word of God — but it is written by human hands, translated by human hands, and handed down through human history. Perhaps, to the author of Genesis, it appeared that the entire world was flooded ... but it would be impossible for the human writer of Genesis to verify that, in fact, the entirety of both hemispheres were flooded.
It is possible that the flood was local, or continental, and not global ... and, that it was visually misinterpreted by the author, translations were screwed up, or something else happened. It is also possible that the entire world was truly flooded.
This is one of the many questions I’m planning on asking when my number comes up ...
That’s it, they had pointy teeth and large claws?
demshateGod had the same kind of question...Much of what is offered regarding dinosaurs is simply assumed from post-deluvian knowledge (e.g., colored by evolutionist thinking) or just plain made-up.
To posit an extreme, I would not be surprised to find out that T-Rex (if it even existed as we see it rebuilt in the museums) actually had pink skin (not scales) with huge green polka-dots.
Oh, carbon dating. I didn’t think of that. I guess I should throw my bible away or just read as a compilation of fun stories and believe a bunch of men in white coats instead. The best way to describe carbon or radiocarbon dating: Garbage in Garbage out.
I believe there was only one window, and God said not to open it. Genesis 8 says window singular, not plural and Noah was not allowed to open it until 40 days after the waters receded.
I can’t though some people could. You can’t prove the reverse either so stop trying to tell people your religiously held theories are scientific facts.
So you’re a wanna-be porn star who doesn’t like the bible?
That’s nice. Slow news day for you (Ron)?
You know the thing about the trex bone they cut in half to get on the small helicopter a couple summers ago and the soft tissues and blood cells, yes??
When do you say the dinosaurs disappeared?
Think about it. If there were dinosaurs on the ark, would Noah have lived to tell the tale? Especially if T-Rex was on board.
I didn’t see this posted here yet and dunno if it has in these sort of “my God is bigger than your God” contests or not...
A couple from the Bible first...book of Job...The Behemoth was said to have a tale that sways like a cedar...and the Leviathan which was said to be a very large fish could very easily be the descendants of what we call dinosaurs today.
Another that I have never verified is a story of the 12th century king of Wales being eaten by a giant lizard or dragon...
any of the GGG folks who can say something on these?
You wouldn’t be planning a large reptilian zoo on a tropical island off Africa, would you?
Who cleaned up the Brachiosaurus poop
Um, they took babies dude! Shem, Ham, & Japheth cleaned up the poop. Noah probably did his fair share too. Mrs Noah was probably coralled to do some work too. & Mrs Shem, Ham & Japheth of course
Yep, you’re an idiot.
You do know the Earth is round and not the center of the universe..
I’ll just keep my Bible and call your prophets liars and trust that God is telling the truth. God has a better record than your prophets.
Q—> The Christians used to forbid us to eat meat on Fridays....and then changed it. Do you think Noah and company ate meat on Fridays? What about Adam and Eve?
Perhaps we will soon gain understanding of the cause of events recorded 6,000 ago and more, such as the unimaginably catastrophic flood that is featured in the lore of so many ancient civilizations - events that occurred either at intervals or in cycles before history was recorded
2012 may be more than tin foil hat stuff- again, there is a basis for predicting events that will change life on earth (earth magnetism and polar shift) it should be unavoidably obvious soon
Or maybe lose the pride of your knowledge and approach it as a child, asking yourself what God was trying to teach through a Pesher, common literary tool at the time. Instead of assuming that God wanted a scientific text written, maybe He was having a morality tale written. Even Christ spoke and taught in Peshers.
Most of the time lines these sites use where 19th century creations based on the translations at the time. They didn’t even account for many original language issues such as Y’M (Yom) could mean a 24 hour day, or it could mean a 12 hour day, or it could mean an indeterminate amount of time (an ‘age’). Even the word Earth, has many used forms, from dirt to country to man to world. In this section of Genesis, the form is used to describe matter before creation, mountains, or dry ground, even dirt.
Maybe it isn’t that God or the Bible is ‘wrong’ but that man is, that we don’t know what we think we do. God did create the universe to reveal him, not to mask his existence.
Which is the basis for the Lost City of Atlantis...
..and men who claim to understand God seem to have the worst record.
Have we measured the orthogonal distances from the earth to the edge of the universe, to confirm that we are, or are not, at the center?
They may have been babies for a few weeks, but the rate of growth would have made them as large as or larger than Sherman tanks in the several months they where isolated in there.
Thats funny, I do not recall God ever writing anything or signing his name to it.Oh yea, moses did go up the mountain, couldn’t control his followers, needed a set of rules that had authority, since no one listened to him anymore, and thats his story and he’s sticking to it.
“Perhaps, to the author of Genesis, it appeared that the entire world was flooded ... but it would be impossible for the human writer of Genesis to verify that”
I think the book of Genesis was written by Moses. It seems reasonable that Moses and other prophets would have made sciptural writings to the best of their abilities, and if there are errors of observation, this does not (IMO) render the Bible doctrinally false. Moses was not a direct witness of the flood, as he was born long after it happened. So he was either relaying a verbal or written account of the flood, or he was writing based on direct revelation from God, I’m not sure which. If he was relaying a previous account, it seems plausible that some changes could have been introduced to the account unless he was using a direct record written by the hand of Noah. Even if he was using an account directly written by Noah, it is possible that Noah himself thought the entire earth was covered with water even if it wasn’t, because Noah would be describing events from his point of view.
This too will pass with the annointing of the Obama.
Yes, and so did God when He told Isaiah to write about it in chapter 40. Maybe the Pope missed that one a few ages ago but that’s because he was never much of a Bible reader. There is so much scripture that speaks of a young earth that if wasn’t true, the whole Bible would be discredited. The very idea of sin being the cause of death and suffering is nuked macro-evolution. Zillions of years before Adam sinned in the garden dinosaurs were dying and suffering. Why? Because God is cruel?
Very funny, I should have did a little checking. Onyate Man was a prank.
They even have pictures showing how they did it... lol... thanks for the laugh.. I guess you wanted to see how many fell for it..
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