Analyzing Noah and the Great Flood story, we find 3 math problems with different sets of factors and calculations that aren’t easy to resolve. First is the “2 years after the flood” problem; when ...
At first it seems clear that Noah was 500 years older than Shem. Gen 5:32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (KJV) However, if we calculate from a ...
In Genesis 7:6 we read Noah was 600 years old when the flood landed. Only four verses later we read he'd been in his 600th year when the flood began. Why would the author write of the events in that ...
While Ishmael & Esau were also fathers, they’re the only 2 we can’t determine the # of paternal years for
Regarding every generation in Genesis, there is always, and only, one father we can find the paternal years for. We can’t do that for Ishmael and Esau. Why might that be the case when they also had ...
Of all the generations in Genesis, the age at which each became a father/begot a son/twins were born is almost always shown. The only exceptions are the last two, Jacob and Joseph. Why might that be ...
My question is at the very bottom of this; I'm using the KJV. According to the following 4 verses, Shem's son Arphaxad would have been born on the ark. Gen 5:32 And Noah was 500 years old: and ...
This question is a bit esoteric. Looking at numbers in the Bible I noticed this story about one of Cain's decedents: And Lamech said to his wives, “Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; O wives of ...