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From: Don Kirkman <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:47:43 -0800
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It seems to me I heard somewhere that Bob Builder wrote in article

>"Renia" <> wrote in message news:...
>> Bob Builder wrote:
>> > "Renia" <> wrote in message news:...

>> >>>>Anyone who believes Bible genealogies really is a nut.

>> >>>Why?

>> >>Because it is biologically impossible to go around begatting kiddies
>> >>when you are 500 years old.

>> > Precisely what chapter and verse are you referring to here ?

>> Genesis 5: 3
>> And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own
>> likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
>> Geneses 5: 4
>> And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred
>> years: and he begat sons and daughters;
>> Genesis 5:5
>> And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and
>> he died.
>> 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 died.

>Years were much shorter then because
>the Earth was nearer the Sun.

And because the earth was still flat, so the sun wasn't lost behind the
horizon because of the curvature as it made it's trip across the sky.
Updated March 1, 2003 - added a number of individuals and sources

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