"It was covered with pitch, 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide, and 30 cubits high. However, the actual size of the ark cannot be determined because the biblical account does not specify the type of cubit. If the Egyptian cubit was used, the Ark's dimensions could range from 129 metres long, 21.5 metres wide and 12.9 metres high to 165 metres long by 27 metres wide and 16.5 metres high. If the Sumerian cubit was used, the metric equivalents would approximate 155.2 metres in length, 25.9 metres in width and 15.5 metres in height. This proportion of length to width (6 to 1) is used by modern naval architects and is a very stable shape, unlike the cube-shaped ark of the Epic of Gilgamesh. Traditional pictures of the ark typically show an unresearched depiction (something shaped like a boat). The Hebrew text uses the word tebah or "box" to describe the Ark."
by secretmemoir7 years ago
Given that there are over a million species described how would you fit them on a boat? Even if you were to take only the mammals, you're looking at a minimum of 5000 described species - in pairs (plus all their...
by Murphy4 years ago
Is the story of Noah's Ark a Myth or Truth?Think about that logically and rationally, not emotionall or spiritually.. Is the story of Noah's Ark a Myth? Can you imagine how big that boat had to be in order to house 2...
by pennyofheaven5 years ago
If Noah's Ark was found how would that alter the evolution theory? Maybe a better question would be... Would the discovery alter the evolution theory?
by nightwork44 years ago
There are about 10 million species of animals, noah's ark?using about 2ft. average for space, noah's ark would have to had been at least 20million square ft. then take into account the fecies and urine, is it really...
by Writer Fox3 years ago
No matter who you are, your ancestry is traced from Noah and his wife. This is where your family tree begins. Could this be Noah's Ark?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7iycpe16V0
by Rupert Taylor20 months ago
Why spend $100 million on a replica of Noah's Ark complete with stalls for dinosaurs?As the ark opened to receive visitors in Kentucky in July 2016 it's appropriate to ask, would it not have been a better use for the...
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