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Note: This post should not be confused with a similar attack by the skeptic of How long was the ark afloat?

For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: How long did the flood last?

Here are the answers which the skeptic believes indicate a Bible contradiction:

The flood lasted 40 days.

Then the flood came upon the earth for forty days, and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth.” (Genesis 7:17)

The flood lasted 150 days.

The water prevailed upon the earth for 150 days.” (Genesis 7:24)

and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of 150 days the water decreased.” (Genesis 8:3)

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)


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