Dinosaurs in Scripture

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  1. murugan

    murugan New Member

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    In today's world science have proved the existence of Dinosaurs in the earth? But why do we not get any reference of them in any of the scripture?
     
  2. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    Because man and dinosaurs were not on the planet at the same time.

    If the ancients had seen dinosaurs or found archelogical sites with bones exposed in numbers, they would have included them in their mythology.

    They simply wrote their books to satisfy the questions they knew, couldn't really concern themselves much with questions they couldn't know could they?
     
  3. Snoopy

    Snoopy Active Member

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    But that film with Raquel Welch in must be proof of something?

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  4. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    There were dinosaurs in that film? As a young man I was fixated on mamarious gigantorious
     
  5. Raven

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    A large animal is mentioned but I do not recall chapter and verse. A lot of bible thumpers seem to think it indicates dinosaurs but I highly doubt it as was said in one other post dinosaurs and man were not on the planet at the same time.......
     
  6. Dream

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    Maybe they were just so common they didn't need to be mentioned? Or perhaps not everything needs mentioning. I don't see any scripture saying "Canada has these mosquitoes that can drain a man in 5 seconds flat" yet there are such mosquitoes in Canada. Surely the Bible should have mentioned those, yet they go unremarked.
     
  7. Raven

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    They go unremarked cause man was not around at the time....
     
  8. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    The total area the bible authors encompassed was quite small. Canada isn't among this....however your hyperbole is an example of what can be found in the bible.
     
  9. iBrian

    iBrian Peace, Love and Unity Staff Member

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    Think this may be Leviathan or Behemoth?
     
  10. Dream

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    Thanks, Raven, that is an idea too. Although man seems to be a fairly robust and stable species. Who knows how long its been around?

    What's funny is before this I could pronounce hyperbole but didn't know what it meant. Actually your assertion that Canada isn't in the Bible may be incorrect. I did some searching and found this Bible code: Genesis 36:2 Esau took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; Notice that the reference to Canada, while cleverly hidden, is nevertheless present in the scripture in Bible code. Respectfully I think you need to reassess your position on this, Wil. (little humor)

    There is a Hebrew term, tan-neemnnm that is used to describe whales, serpents and also dragons. An example of its usage is "Job 7:12 Am I the sea, or a sea monster, that thou settest a guard over me?" Here is a list of other verses that use the term:
     
  11. Raven

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    Don't know where you get Canada out of that:

    Genesis 36 KJV

    Bible Code is nothing more than adding to something that's not there and twisting words to mean something they are not....
     
  12. Snoopy

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    Modern man (homo sapiens) first appears in the fossil record about 200,000 years ago. Dinosaurs became extinct 65 millions years ago. So, let's be really liberal: at best dinosaurs and humans are separated by more than 64 million years.

    s.
     
  13. Thomas

    Thomas Super Moderator Staff Member

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    D'you get them in Toronto? My daughter might go and live there, and here in the UK, mossies come from miles around looking for her mum. If we go to visit our daughter, she'll not stand a chance!

    God bless,

    Thomas
     
  14. Dream

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    I've only been to Canada a couple of times, but I'll never forget the frozen beauty. Your daughter will love it and so will your wife I am sure.
     
  15. Dream

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    My Canada code was not serious. I understand what you are saying. A Bible code can be, as you say, "adding to something that is not there and twisting of words". Looking for historical events and names or predictions is ridiculous, but there may be some very real nuggets that will turn up in studying the Bible for patterns. A true code would in some way repeat the Bible's essence in its entirety or confirm its completeness, and such a code would be very reassuring to the seeker. The proverbs are intended to be like codes, where you read the proverb and then read it again to find new meanings in it. That is the idea. A real Bible code would be like what you find any time you look at nature in a different way and see something that you didn't before. It would spiral inward into a miniature copy of the Bible or perhaps explode outward. It has nothing to do with finding WWII and Mussolini somewhere in the Bible. Suppose that I were to take a measuring tape and measure the distances between your eyes, nose, mouth and all parts of your face. I might discover the Golden Ratio that way. Wow, who would have thought that could be done, but it really could. A real Bible code, should it exist, is analogous to that, so looking for one can be a sincere and profitable pass-time. When you hear of books about Bible codes (Like the Omega Code) it is a bunch of garbage, true; but there is a much older tradition of looking for Bible codes that is unrelated to things like that. It is really about trying to understand God and life, etc.
     
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    But right after the prophesy of Canada, we find a prophesy of Alabama, or Obama, or something...
     
  17. Dream

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    You mean A Holy 'Bama? How amazing it is that the writers knew we'd have a president Obama in the country that neighbors Canada. I nearly missed that completely, so thanks.
     
  18. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    And he beat out a dinosauar, and a woman that believes in the theory this thread posits.
     
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    The Flinstones were there, my friend.
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    :cool:
     
  20. Snoopy

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    That species had four digits on its hands and so wasn't homo sapiens :D

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