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Why wasn't Noah's wife name revealed?

Neither Roman Catholics nor just about any other Christian denominations believes that the Bible contains every detail possible. As John writes, These things are written that you might know that ...
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What is the biblical basis that Noah died just before the birth of Abraham?

What is the biblical basis that Noah died just before the birth of Abraham? Noah lived 350 years after the Flood (Gen 9:28). Arphaxad was born 2 years after the Flood (Gen 11:10) Salah was born 2 + ...
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Where does the tradition come from that Noah's sons went separate directions?

See Josephus' Antiquities Book 1, Chapter 6. He gives a rather detailed interpretation of Genesis 10, identifying what nations he believed the Hebrew terms refer to. Japhet, the son of Noah, had ...
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Was Noah a Prophet?

He was a prophet by the time of Peter and therefore a prophet in the Bible: 2 Peter 2:5 NIV If he did not spare the ancient world when he brought the flood on its ungodly people, but protected Noah, ...
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How many of each species went onto the Ark?

In the KJV it might be hard to understand, but in the translation you used above I think its very clear. There was "one pair" of each unclean animal, i.e. 2 of each of those species. There were "...
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Why wasn't Noah's wife name revealed?

An answer for the original question "How do Theologians explain that there is no name for Noah's wife." Jewish theologians explain it this way: The identification of Na'amah, a descendant of Cain, as ...
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God promised never to do an event such as the flooding ever again. How can judgement day happen then?

The promise was specific to flooding: 11 I establish my covenant with you: Never again will all life be destroyed by the waters of a flood; never again will there be a flood to destroy the earth.” - ...
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Why when all are separated by mans sin was Noah chosen?

Genesis 6:5-6 describes God’s view of the people who lived prior to the flood: “The LORD saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the ...
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How do Covenant Theologians explain the Noahic covenant?

In Covenant Theology, the Noahic Covenant is often called the "covenant of common grace" or the "covenant of nature." Still, it is seen as linked to the Covenant of Grace. This isn't the only place ...
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Pre-flood Rock Monsters? Modern Noah Mythology?

As the producer of the movie said when asked about inaccuracies in the movie "It is entertainment and not a documentary." Biblical movies, down through their history, have injected some parts for ...
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Understanding of "clean" and "unclean" animals before dietary laws

God never revealed the basis for His distinction between clean and unclean animals This is an assumption, and it may well be false. All we know is that such a revelation is not recorded in the Bible. ...
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How many of each species went onto the Ark?

I generally agree with David Brainerd's answer. But I'd add: Genesis doesn't say two of each "species", it says two of each "kind". All creationist scientists whom I have heard discuss the subject ...
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Was Noah a Prophet?

Yes, Noah was a prophet. He was the mediator between God and people. God told him about the flood that was to come. He told the people, but they did not believe. So Noah was definitely a prophet from ...
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What is the biblical basis that Noah died just before the birth of Abraham?

That’s only possible to get Noah being contemporary near and around Abraham if you go by the Masoretic text (MT) which a far more recent piece of work than the manuscripts Greek Septuagint LXX, the ...
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Why was Ham cursed for seeing his father naked?

In the Old Testament, "uncovering the nakedness of your father" was a euphemism that was used for having relations with his wife. The likely explanation for this passage, based on my own study and ...
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Why when all are separated by mans sin was Noah chosen?

Salvation from sin can only be received as a gift of grace - unmerited favour, not because of anything we have done. Grace is God coming down to move people to places of well-being - at His initiative....
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Was it on the basis of the devastation of the flood that man was allowed animal flesh?

Was it on the basis that after the devastation of the flood, man was allowed animal flesh? 1And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. ...
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Was Noah and/or his family fully or partially descendant from Cain?

Was Noah and/or his family fully or partially descendant from Cain? Yes it seems possible, perhaps not provable, but how could anyone say for sure? Genesis - it simply does not give the ancestry for ...
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According to SDA understanding did Methuselah preach just before the flood?

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 ...
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Was it on the basis of the devastation of the flood that man was allowed animal flesh?

Was it on the basis of the devastation of the flood that man was allowed animal flesh? I think not. The reason, I believe, is found from the wickedness of the earth in the time before the flood. After ...
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Repetition of "and he begat sons and daughters:"

Even though we cannot be sure why that phrase is repeated, we can certainly deduce that it's inclusion serves to illustrate that the World was being rapidly filled. This may have also been used to ...
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Repetition of "and he begat sons and daughters:"

That repetition is called epistrophe which is an optional repetition to make a point. This comes in a context where humans were expelled from paradise (where they were given a clear command we can ...
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Why when all are separated by mans sin was Noah chosen?

Wouldn't the simple answer be, to fix the very problem. Noah walked with God (Genesis 6:9). Walked with God, the same path, in agreement. Genesis 1:26 reads: 26 Then God said, “Let Us make man in ...
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Why when all are separated by mans sin was Noah chosen?

You could ask this same question of many of those whom God chose to work out His judgments and plans. Abraham lied, or did not fully tell the truth about Sara being his wife (Gen 20:2). Jacob lied to ...
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Why was Ham cursed for seeing his father naked?

There are homosexual tones to this passage, especially in verse 24, suggesting that there was more involved than just seeing a man naked: 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger ...
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Why is the line from Seth to Noah often called righteous?

I don't think anyone argues that all of Seth's line was blameless. The argument is that Seth's line had special favor from God, Cain's line did not, and that the rebellion of Seth's line was (or was ...
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Why is the line from Seth to Noah often called righteous?

In Noah's day, the whole world was found to be wicked at such an extreme level that God decided to destroy everything. However, it was Noah who was found to be a righteous man, blameless among the ...
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