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Okay I know the Jewish calendar is different than our calendar but it sounds like to me that it had 10 months in a year where we had 12 months correct me if I am wrong. How many days in a year for the calender in Noah's time?

 

It sounds like he actually was in the ark with his family and animals for a year because 40 days and nights was when it rained but it took a time for the waters to recede. 

 

It sounds like Noah took more then just 2 of every animal. Its says he took clean and unclean animals 

 

It says In Chapter 7 of Genesis that God say take 7 of every kind of clean animal  and 2 a male and female of every unclean animal.

 

I have to wonder how many animals in total were in the ark with Noah and his family for over a year?

 

How do u suppose they ate if they did not eat the animals? And I wonder if the animals tried to hurt the humans because this was clearly after sin entered the world so the animals wouldn't be the same as they once were. 

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I think one has to understand that this whole thing was set up by God.....   natural law doesn't necessarily fall into play here....   To the best of my knowledge we are not told in Genesis how they survived on the boat.   For all I know they ate fish...   Jesus was kind of handy in getting a good catch when it was needed...   I wouldn't think he'd have any more trouble in his existence in the form of God than flesh.

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Here is a link to a site that teaches the Jewish calendar.

 

http://www.jewfaq.org/calendar.htm

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 Coffespiller, I don't believe Noah would have ate the animals as mankind was vegetarian until after the flood when God gave Noah permission to eat animals.  (See Gen. 1:29 and Gen. 9:3).  If you would like to study more on the number/types of animals on the ark you can read this article from Answers In Genesis.  They are a wonderful source of information and material.  Hope this helps ya out!

 

www.answersingenesis.org/articles/nab3/how-could-animals-fit-on-ark

 

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Okay I know the Jewish calendar is different than our calendar but it sounds like to me that it had 10 months in a year where we had 12 months correct me if I am wrong. How many days in a year for the calender in Noah's time?

 

 

 

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It sounds like he actually was in the ark with his family and animals for a year because 40 days and nights was when it rained but it took a time for the waters to recede. quote 

I found 378 days they were in Ark.

 

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It sounds like Noah took more then just 2 of every animal. Its says he took clean and unclean animals 

It says In Chapter 7 of Genesis that God say take 7 of every kind of clean animal  and 2 a male and female of every unclean animal.

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yes you are right

 

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I have to wonder how many animals in total were in the ark with Noah and his family for over a year? quote

we all have to wonder, for now

 

quote--How do u suppose they ate if they did not eat the animals? --quote

there were no meat eaters on the ark.  see gen 6:21 for Food Supply both man and animal; they came out of ark Gen 8:18; meat approved for food Gen 9.3

 

 

quote--And I wonder if the animals tried to hurt the humans because this was clearly after sin entered the world so the animals wouldn't be the same as they once were. --quote

See Gen 7:7 Noah and family go into ark, after which God sent into ark the animals Gen 7:9. 

God was/is capable of not allowing harm to Noah and his family, He created everything, he was/is in charge

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 Coffespiller, I don't believe Noah would have ate the animals as mankind was vegetarian until after the flood when God gave Noah permission to eat animals.  (See Gen. 1:29 and Gen. 9:3).  If you would like to study more on the number/types of animals on the ark you can read this article from Answers In Genesis.  They are a wonderful source of information and material.  Hope this helps ya out!

 

www.answersingenesis.org/articles/nab3/how-could-animals-fit-on-ark

 

Michael

 

 

Bravo. Also icr.org (Institute for creation research)

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Okay I know the Jewish calendar is different than our calendar but it sounds like to me that it had 10 months in a year where we had 12 months correct me if I am wrong. How many days in a year for the calender in Noah's time?

 

It sounds like he actually was in the ark with his family and animals for a year because 40 days and nights was when it rained but it took a time for the waters to recede. 

 

It sounds like Noah took more then just 2 of every animal. Its says he took clean and unclean animals 

 

It says In Chapter 7 of Genesis that God say take 7 of every kind of clean animal  and 2 a male and female of every unclean animal.

 

I have to wonder how many animals in total were in the ark with Noah and his family for over a year?

 

How do u suppose they ate if they did not eat the animals? And I wonder if the animals tried to hurt the humans because this was clearly after sin entered the world so the animals wouldn't be the same as they once were. 

 

 

The clean animals were for FOOD.  That is primarily why more were needed.  Both they and the animals needed to eat.  Noah would have also taken in water and plant life and seeds and bugs for food. 

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Did Noah take any fish on board the Ark with him?

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I don't remember anything said about anything that lived in the sea...

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Did Noah take any fish on board the Ark with him?

I believe the Bible is silent on that.

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The natural environment for a fish is water.  The flood would not of killed them.  In fact, they probably had a great time exploring the new waters.  :)

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Did Noah take any fish on board the Ark with him?

I believe the Bible is silent on that.

 

 

I think its clear.

 

Genesis 6
 
7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created, from the face of the earth, both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air. For I repent that I have made them.
 
19 And you shall bring into the ark two of every kind , of every living thing of all flesh, to keep them alive with you. They shall be male and female.
20 Two of every kind shall come to you to keep them alive; of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after its kind.
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face of the earth.....  I don't think in the water is on the face of the earth.

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The natural environment for a fish is water.  The flood would not of killed them.  In fact, they probably had a great time exploring the new waters.  :)

Oh .....good thought. :mgcheerful:

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1 corin 15:39
39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.
Gen 6:13
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
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1 corin 15:39

39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

Gen 6:13

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

You are taking two verses that have nothing in common with each other, though they speak of a common term "flesh", and are trying to show they are the same, which they are not. The flood was designed to destroy the evilness on the earth by destroying everything that could drown. If God chose to destroy the fish along with the rest of His creation, I am sure He would of chosen fire, something that will destroy everything, and not water, which fish live in.

As we seek answers, we have to rely on all He has given us, including wisdom and the ability to deduct by reasoning.

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1 corin 15:39

39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

Gen 6:13

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

You are taking two verses that have nothing in common with each other, though they speak of a common term "flesh", and are trying to show they are the same, which they are not. The flood was designed to destroy the evilness on the earth by destroying everything that could drown. If God chose to destroy the fish along with the rest of His creation, I am sure He would of chosen fire, something that will destroy everything, and not water, which fish live in.

As we seek answers, we have to rely on all He has given us, including wisdom and the ability to deduct by reasoning.

Onelight; for you and some others, here at Worthy, that have graduated off the milk you have a better understanding of Gods word.

As i stated before I am still on milk.

I admit i am confused by the word of God when I see verses like this.

I admit my education is/was far below most here at Worthy.

My deductive reasoning obviously is far less than most people.

I do not recall in any of my post; where I said my understanding is right and some one elses understanding is wrong.

However it does seem as if people are reading that into my post, that is a wrong assumption I am sorry i give the impression of " im right your wrong" to people like yourself that clearly understand Gods word better than I.

Yes for a long time i have thought that "all flesh" in Genesis meant "all flesh" .

It may not mean all flesh and I very well may be at present confusing two verses that I shouldn't.

That is the exact reason I came here to learn things I can not seem to learn on my own.

I meant no harm by my post to anyone I simply posted two verses I thought, with my limited reasoning, these verses were talking about and related to the same subject.

If i do not post things like i understand them you and others can not know i am confused about them.

If you do not know my confusion you would have no reason to correct me.

Then i would be worse off left in my confusion.

It does not offend me that you say I am confusing the two verses, that is what i need to hear from you and others that do have a better understanding than me.

I have respect for your knowledge in general and Biblical affairs.

I have not made a study of fish.

I have been taught salt water fish can not live in fresh water.

I have been taught fresh water fish can not live in salt water.

Gen says all flesh

So i reasoned that the mixing of the salt and fresh could very well have killed the fish.

I appreciate when you correct me that is why i am here.

poorly educated as I am seems to go along with poor reasoning I admit to both.

Pease take no offence of my thoughts and correct me when you see i am in need of it.

edit after i posted it looked like some was bold and some not so the edit is just to say i did not bold any words.

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1 corin 15:39

39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

Gen 6:13

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

You are taking two verses that have nothing in common with each other, though they speak of a common term "flesh", and are trying to show they are the same, which they are not. The flood was designed to destroy the evilness on the earth by destroying everything that could drown. If God chose to destroy the fish along with the rest of His creation, I am sure He would of chosen fire, something that will destroy everything, and not water, which fish live in.

As we seek answers, we have to rely on all He has given us, including wisdom and the ability to deduct by reasoning.

Onelight; for you and some others, here at Worthy, that have graduated off the milk you have a better understanding of Gods word.

As i stated before I am still on milk.

I admit i am confused by the word of God when I see verses like this.

I admit my education is/was far below most here at Worthy. 

My deductive reasoning obviously is far less than most people.

I do not recall in any of my post; where I said my understanding is right and some one elses understanding is wrong.

However it does seem as if people are reading that into my post, that is a wrong assumption I am sorry i give the impression of " im right your wrong" to people like yourself that clearly understand Gods word better than I.

Yes for a long time i have thought that "all flesh" in Genesis meant "all flesh" .

It may not mean all flesh and I very well may be at present confusing two verses that I shouldn't.

That is the exact reason I came here to learn things I can not seem to learn on my own.

I meant no harm by my post to anyone I simply posted two verses I thought, with my limited reasoning, these verses were talking about and related to the same subject.

If i do not post things like i understand them you and others can not know i am confused about them.

If you do not know my confusion you would have no reason to correct me.

Then i would be worse off left in my confusion.

It does not offend me that you say I am confusing the two verses, that is what i need to hear from you and others that do have a better understanding than me.

I have respect for your knowledge in general and Biblical affairs.

I have not made a study of fish.

I have been taught salt water fish can not live in fresh water.

I have been taught fresh water fish can not live in salt water.

Gen says all flesh

So i reasoned that the mixing of the salt and fresh could very well have killed the fish.

I appreciate when you correct me that is why i am here.

poorly educated as I am seems to go along with poor reasoning I admit to both.

 

Pease take no offence of my thoughts and correct me when you see i am in need of it.

edit after i posted it looked like some was bold and some not so the edit is just to say i did not bold any words.

Shalom my friend,

I was not offended in anything you said, only trying to correct what I saw as an error. I was not trying to point any finger at you in a comparison or demeaning way. The reason why I replied in the manner I did was due to you placing the two verses together, as if they belonged together. I did not see any question, so I read it as a statement.

I always encourage people to continue to ask questions and grow in Christ. That is how we all mature.

God Bless, my friend.

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1 corin 15:39

39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

Gen 6:13

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

You are taking two verses that have nothing in common with each other, though they speak of a common term "flesh", and are trying to show they are the same, which they are not. The flood was designed to destroy the evilness on the earth by destroying everything that could drown. If God chose to destroy the fish along with the rest of His creation, I am sure He would of chosen fire, something that will destroy everything, and not water, which fish live in.

As we seek answers, we have to rely on all He has given us, including wisdom and the ability to deduct by reasoning.

 

Onelight; for you and some others, here at Worthy, that have graduated off the milk you have a better understanding of Gods word.

As i stated before I am still on milk.

I admit i am confused by the word of God when I see verses like this.

I admit my education is/was far below most here at Worthy. 

My deductive reasoning obviously is far less than most people.

I do not recall in any of my post; where I said my understanding is right and some one elses understanding is wrong.

However it does seem as if people are reading that into my post, that is a wrong assumption I am sorry i give the impression of " im right your wrong" to people like yourself that clearly understand Gods word better than I.

Yes for a long time i have thought that "all flesh" in Genesis meant "all flesh" .

It may not mean all flesh and I very well may be at present confusing two verses that I shouldn't.

That is the exact reason I came here to learn things I can not seem to learn on my own.

I meant no harm by my post to anyone I simply posted two verses I thought, with my limited reasoning, these verses were talking about and related to the same subject.

If i do not post things like i understand them you and others can not know i am confused about them.

If you do not know my confusion you would have no reason to correct me.

Then i would be worse off left in my confusion.

It does not offend me that you say I am confusing the two verses, that is what i need to hear from you and others that do have a better understanding than me.

I have respect for your knowledge in general and Biblical affairs.

I have not made a study of fish.

I have been taught salt water fish can not live in fresh water.

I have been taught fresh water fish can not live in salt water.

Gen says all flesh

So i reasoned that the mixing of the salt and fresh could very well have killed the fish.

I appreciate when you correct me that is why i am here.

poorly educated as I am seems to go along with poor reasoning I admit to both.

 

Pease take no offence of my thoughts and correct me when you see i am in need of it.

edit after i posted it looked like some was bold and some not so the edit is just to say i did not bold any words.

 

Shalom my friend,

I was not offended in anything you said, only trying to correct what I saw as an error. I was not trying to point any finger at you in a comparison or demeaning way. The reason why I replied in the manner I did was due to you placing the two verses together, as if they belonged together. I did not see any question, so I read it as a statement.

I always encourage people to continue to ask questions and grow in Christ. That is how we all mature.

God Bless, my friend.

 

I appreciate you not taking offence, I am glad you pointed out the two verses should not be used together that helps me. I have read many more of your post than i have posted to. I know you do not demean people and I felt no finger pointing on your part. thanks

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The natural environment for a fish is water.  The flood would not of killed them.  In fact, they probably had a great time exploring the new waters.  :)

Oh .....good thought. :mgcheerful:

 

 

It depends whether they are saltwater or freshwater fish.

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The natural environment for a fish is water.  The flood would not of killed them.  In fact, they probably had a great time exploring the new waters.  :)

Oh .....good thought. :mgcheerful:

 

It depends whether they are saltwater or freshwater fish.

I believe it was dependent on if God wanted them all to die or not. Because they survived, whether or not the were salt or fresh water fish didn't matter.

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I believe that in the Bible a year is 360 days. As to what animals were in the ark, methinks it was limited to 3 types of animals: "Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing OF THE EARTH after his kind, two of every sort shall come to you to keep them alive." (Genesis 6)

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It was posted: "Yes for a long time i have thought that "all flesh" in Genesis meant "all flesh" ."

Genesis 6:19-20:

Note that is doesn't just say "all flesh" but "of all flesh." I believe that verse 20 limits the "of all flesh" to 3 types of flesh animals:

1) birds, 2) cattle, 3) things that creep on the ground -- not creep through the sea.

"And of every living thing OF all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. Of the birds after their kind, and of the cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

BTW, I think you will find that in some contexts, "all flesh" is a figure of speech for "all men."

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It was posted: "Yes for a long time i have thought that "all flesh" in Genesis meant "all flesh" ."

Genesis 6:19-20:

Note that is doesn't just say "all flesh" but "of all flesh." I believe that verse 20 limits the "of all flesh" to 3 types of flesh animals:

1) birds, 2) cattle, 3) things that creep on the ground -- not creep through the sea.

"And of every living thing OF all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. Of the birds after their kind, and of the cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

BTW, I think you will find that in some contexts, "all flesh" is a figure of speech for "all men."

You have to count the eight souls of human flesh which is four different kinds of flesh.

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I believe that in the Bible a year is 360 days.

 

I read a book about that several years ago....  not only in the Bible was the year 360 days, but the early civilizations histories show that they also had a 360 day calender.     As I remember it was about the time of the exodus when the calenders all  changed.

Jewish mystical writings say that a lot of weird things happened to the sun and it's movement during the exodus.  Wish my memory could keep up with all the details

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