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“The bible was written by the same men that believed the earth was flat.” -Anonymous
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XxDancesWithWolvesxX Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Actually, this isn't true at all.
XxDancesWithWolvesxX Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It states in YeshaYahu (Isaiah) 40:22. "It is He who sits above the "circle" of the earth, and its inhabitants like grasshoppers, who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in." Of course, they wouldn't of used "circle" in the Hebrew translation, but the  "chug" meaning "circle" "round" and "compass" in the Strongs (2328)  Since "chug" also mean compass, that would define the four corners of the earth, North, South, East, and West. Not literal "four corners" like a square or rectangle.. Sure, some people also say that they could of thought the earth was a circle and flat, like a coin, but that too is false. Many times in the Scriptures it says  "The Sea and its deep" Also meaning "Its depth" So tell me, how can a flat coin like earth have depth? It can't.   Other Civilizations all knew the earth was round, like Egypt for example. If The Egyptian knew, why not the Hebrews?

What the Bible teaches us about Earth:

Isaiah 40:22

Teaches us that Earth is a flat disk, like a CD or a pancake.

Psalm 93:1 + 96:10

Teaches us that Earth can't be moved, that it's immovable.

Job 38:13

Teaches us that people can be thrown off the edges of the Earth.

XxDancesWithWolvesxX Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Again.. repeat what I said above.
I know you're wrong, you don't have to tell me twice :) Also,

Job 38:14

Teaches us that Earth is flat like a wax seal on a letter

Job 9:6

Teaches us that Earth stands on pillars

So... how long will you wilfully keep remaining an ignorant, bigot, uneducated idiot? I'm just wondering...

-with love from an Agnostic 

>implying people still believed in a flat Earth after going to the shore and seeing the horizon
xZhikkax Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The bible was written by mankind, in a time where one man was a leader and humans needed to believe in something.

But I do totally agree! ^^
Areyouonfireyet Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
To be fair, it's true that historically, people have generally known that the earth was spherical since well before the bible was written [link]
But on the other hand, they also knew less about the nature of the world and universe than most modern 9-years-olds do today. It's actually pretty funny and maybe a little embarrassing to see how much they clearly couldn't even begin to understand. This is not something that anyone should be drawing any instruction from.
luckyangelproduction Oct 21, 2012  Student General Artist
actually no “He described a circle upon the face of the waters, until the day and night come to an end.”
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