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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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Note: This post should not be confused with a similar attack by the skeptic of

For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: How long was the ark afloat?

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

For seven months or so.

In the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark rested upon the mountains of Ararat.” (Genesis 8:4)

For at least ten months.

The water decreased steadily until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains became visible.” (Genesis 8:5)

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

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Ken Ham and Cindy Malott. Answers Book for Kids Volume 2: Dinosaurs and the Flood of Noah.  Green Forest, AK: Master Books, July 30th 2008. 48 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

This is the second volume in the Answers Book for Kids series written by Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis and published by Master Books.  My kids and I enjoyed the first one enough to pick up the second volume.  This particular book focuses on Dinosaurs and the Flood of Noah.  Using a question and answer format the book responds to twenty two questions from kids.  Some of these questions are also questions that adults asks.  Ken Ham works with his co-author Cindy Malott to respond to these questions in a way that kids would be able to understand.

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