Skip to comments.Our Faith in Science (If science proves Buddhism wrong, then Buddhism will have to change)
Posted on 07/17/2013 11:40:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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“..Same with this. They knew that a hippo or elephants tail is nothing like a great cedar. And it is pretty easy to kill either with the most basic of weapons. especially when a few guys get together.
The creatures described in Job are significantly more formidable.
I imagine Africans hunted Hippo, and crocs.....
These were most likely animal that are extinct.
Many things in scripture are given from a point of perspective. See what already has been discussed above before jumping in.
Perhaps larger varieties of the animals we know now... at any rate, this has to be understood from Job’s point of view. God wouldn’t bother trying to wow Job with a spider or a grasshopper, but He might wow a housefly with that.
"The spider skillfully grasps with its hands, and it is in kings palaces" (prov30:28). The prophet Isaiah also used spiders to teach an important lesson. He spoke of people who were so evil that they "hatch vipers eggs and weave the spiders web" (Isa59:5)
"..their webs will not become garments, nor will they cover themselves with their works." .."