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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JOB? Who was Job, when did he live, and where did he live?

Answer by John Osgood Let us start with the four people who are regarded generously as Job’s ‘friends’ in our search for clues as to when and where Job lived. After Job was afflicted we are told: “Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each […]

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AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS: How did they walk to Noah’s Ark?

The original question was:  How did Australian animals walk to Noah’s Ark in the Middle East when most of them can’t swim very far? Answer by John Mackay Genesis 1:9 tells us the water that had surrounded the whole globe on Days One and Two was gathered by God into ‘one place’ on the Third […]

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