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Not all extant versions of the Book of Genesis say that Methuselah died the year of the Flood. Wikipedia gives the following: In the Masoretic text, he died at 969, in the year of the Flood Septuagint (Alexandrinus), he died at 969, six years before the Flood Septuagint (Vaticanus), he died at 969, fourteen years after the Flood Samaritan text, he died at ...


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The Bible tells us that the Earth was a very different place back in Noah's time and there were several factors which allowed people to live extremely long lifespans. Back before the flood, it did not even rain in that time: Genesis 2:5 – “Neither wild plants nor grains were growing on the earth, for the LORD God had not yet sent rain to water the earth ...


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According to SDA understanding did Methuselah preach just before the flood? The short answer is yes. God Preached Through Methuselah, Noah, and Others—God granted them one hundred and twenty years of probation, and during that time preached to them through Methuselah, Noah, and many others of His servants. Had they listened to the testimony of these ...


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