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 ...
How about a baby T-Rex??
I used to find these crevo threads interesting but mostly for the arguments that ensue. I've never quite figured out why a Creationist would assume the Bible was written as a science manual - and I'm a Creationist.
The T-Rex’s toenails are painted.
All that is at that link are Bible references. That doesn’t qualify as evidence.
Double check your Genesis. It rained for 40 days and nights, then the Ark floated for 5 months. They entered on the seventeeth day of second month, and it landed on Mount Ararat on the seventeenth day of the seventh month.
As to what the animals ate, well, the Bible says that Noah and his three sons and their families all entered the Ark. It didn't say they all got off at the end.
The skeptic in me asks, “How do you know that “raptors” were inherently violent?”
One animal, the reem, Noah could not take into the ark. On account of its huge size it could not find room therein. Noah therefore tied it to the ark, and it ran on behind. Also, he could not make space for the giant Og, the king of Bashan. He sat on top of the ark securely, and in this way escaped the flood of waters. Noah doled out his food to him daily, through a hole, because Og had promised that he and his descendants would serve him as slaves in perpetuity.
The flood was produced by a union of the male waters, which are above the firmament, and the female waters issuing from the earth. The upper waters rushed through the space left when God removed two stars out of the constellation Pleiades. Afterward, to put a stop to the flood, God had to transfer two stars from the constellation of the Bear to the constellation of the Pleiades. That is why the Bear runs after the Pleiades. She wants her two children back, but they will be restored to her only in the future world.
There were other changes among the celestial spheres during the year of the flood. All the time it lasted, the sun and the moon shed no light, whence Noah was called by his name, "the resting one," for in his life the sun and the moon rested. The ark was illuminated by a precious stone, the light of which was more brilliant by night than by day, so enabling Noah to distinguish between day and night.
GEN 7:4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
GEN 7:10 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.
ISA 30:26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.
“Who cleaned up the Brachiosaurus poop”
I guess God is stupid. Or, maybe not. Maybe He trusted Noah to just take dinosaur eggs or baby dinosaurs.
Pro 17:28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips [is esteemed] a man of understanding.
The Bible, having been written by God, is unassailable.
I dunno but that T-Rex looks like he’s going to have some fun soon Jurassic Park style
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.
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