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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 01:52:32 +0200
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Dick Jackson wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Mar 2003 15:08:01 -0000, "Mike Day"
> <> wrote:
>>"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.
>>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
> Cosmology was different in the Genesis era. God said "Let there be
> light" on the first day but created the sun a few days later. See -
> the normal rules did not apply.
And that includes the genealogical rules.