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From: "Bob Builder" <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 15:26:28 -0000
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"Mike Day" <> wrote in message
> "Bob Builder" <> wrote in message
> > > Genesis 5: 6
> > > And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos;
> > > Genesis 5: 7
> > > And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and
> > > begat sons and daughters;
> > > Genesis 6: 8
> > > And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years; and he
> > >
> > Years were much shorter then because
> > the Earth was nearer the Sun.
> > Bob
> So Seth and co lived approx. 900 years. That is nominally of the order of
> 10 times more than a healthy individual in western society might live today.
> Let us assume that the actual years at that time were in fact shorter for
> the reason Bob states.
> Assuming the mass of both the sun and the earth are unchanged:
> 1. How much nearer to the sun would the earth have to be to provide an orbit
> of approximately 1/10th of the current duration?
> 2. How much warmer would it have been on the earth's surface as a
Obviously warm enough to cause the great flood,
the like of which has never been seen since.
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