Skip to comments.Noah's Ark 'Was a Massive Double-Decker Coracle'
Posted on 12/16/2013 10:52:52 AM PST by Theoria
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What’s Gopher Wood?
How did the two kiwi birds, which have no wings and cannot swim, get off of the ark and get down to New Zealand; and they are not found anywhere else in the world. Never mind the all of the different species of kangaroos found only in Australia.
According to Genesis 1, man and all the animals were vegetarians:
Genesis 1:29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
This changed after the flood. In Genesis 9:
Genesis 9:2 And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.
3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.
My father is a preacher so I did take it literally for about 10 years, too long by my estimation. The bumping my head off walls of logic (or illogic) is enlightening, not frightening.
They hitched a ride with Noah’s 8 descendants who populated the entire planet. Coconuts don’t migrate, however.
Another, 'I don't know'.
Could be plywood, composite wood ... or maybe it was some special super-dooper water resistant wood that no longer exists.
I thought the 'pitching' inside and out was the important part to ensure the water proof seal, but maybe the gopher wood (whatever that was) was also important.
Genesis 11:11 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.
4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
5 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.
6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
“all with knowledge of the flood. “
But all of them (except one) forgot about Noah. Seems strange given that he’s the central character and hero of the story.
I believe so. "Rivets" seemed out of place.
I am sorry that you came to a point to reject the truth. Hopefully it is just a rebellious phase.
I had the same question of why they were ignoring the detailed instructions in the Bible.
Not forgetting the Egyptians who have a written history that precedes, is co-existent with, and which continues uninterruptedly after the time of the Flood, yet somehow they were unaware of that catastrophic global event. Not forgetting the Chinese who also have no memory of such a flood.
It is not a big deal that different cultures called Noah by different names. Utnapishtim from Sumeria, Menu from India, Nu-ah from China, etc.
I’ll take my chances with explanations that don’t defy credulity, especially when I’m specifically asked to reject logic.
That was my point to molsen209 in post #3.
I don’t use the /sarc tag in cases like this....
Where is that?
What I really came here to say was that Genesis is pretty clear on the dimensions....which do NOT result in a circular ark.
“Right.....What’s a cubit”
“Let me see....I used to know....”
The world is a hologram!!!
They could have been carried by swallows.
Comes out in March. I supplied most of the wood to build the two arks.
Pray America is Waking
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