Hills Mountains

MOUNTAINS? Are the high hills and mountains in Genesis 7 the same?

The original question was: In Genesis 7 God first refers to the high hills being covered, and then to the mountains being covered. Do high hills and mountains have the same meaning in this context? Answer by John Mackay The King James Version of Genesis 7:19-20 reads: Verse 19: And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon […]

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Kangaroos on Beach

ANIMAL MIGRATION: How did animals populate the world after the flood?

Answer by John Mackay First some generalizations, then a detailed case study. In some cases the answers are very easy to know how animals moved to places far away from the region where Noah landed, because we have records of recent arrivals downunder in Australia. Cows, sheep, goats and other domestic animals got to Australia […]

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NOAH’S FLOOD OR CREATION? What is Psalm 104 about?

Answer by John Mackay This is one of those Psalms that begin with this author’s favourite line “Bless the Lord, Oh my soul!” Makes the singing great and that’s what the Psalms were designed to be …songs! They are therefore poetry, which is particularly obvious in their Hebrew parallelism where the same thought is repeated […]

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Mt Everest

MOUNT EVEREST? Is it the same size today as it was before Noahs flood?

Answer by John Mackay Short Answer The Biblical record in Genesis 1-10, from Creation through to the end of Noah’s flood indicates that before Noah’s day very tall mountains such as Everest didn’t even exist!  Furthermore, the Biblical description of the flood covering all the highest hills and mountains under the whole heavens (Genesis 7:19-20), […]

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