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To: kimtom

Some think the behemoth and leviathan of Job may have been the hippopotamus and crocodile...”

Not!


People tend to look at the people back then almost as one dimensional cartoon characters. I’ve heard people say the bible is bogus because in the old testament insects are called “8 legged” because people didn’t know they had six legs. No, the people ATE them and were quite familiar with what they are and how they are constructed. It is just a red herring.

Same with this. They knew that a hippo or elephant’s 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.


50 posted on 07/22/2013 8:06:56 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

“..Same with this. They knew that a hippo or elephant’s 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.
..”

Agreed!!!

I imagine Africans hunted Hippo, and crocs.....

These were most likely animal that are extinct.
my apologies


51 posted on 07/22/2013 8:34:27 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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