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Fun facts about Noah’s Ark
God judged the world with the Flood, saving Noah and his family, about 4,300 years ago. (from 2349 to 2348 BC)
Noah and his family were on the Ark for over a year.
There was plenty of room on the Ark for all the animals that God brought to Noah before the Flood. And there was still enough room for all the food they would need (Genesis 6:21).
They possibly ate hay, dried plants, seeds, grains, and maybe even dried meat.
Not at all. The average size of a dinosaur is about the size of a large sheep or bison. God probably sent young, small dinosaurs, NOT old, big ones.
The Bible says “gopher” wood, but we really don’t know what gopher wood is.
“The fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened. And rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights” (Genesis 7:11–12).
“And those … of all flesh went in as God had commanded him. And the LORD shut him in” (Genesis 7:16).
Only God knows for sure if it is still around. The Bible says, “The Ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat” (Genesis 8:2). This means it landed in the Middle East, in or near Turkey. (Find Turkey on a globe or world map.)
They’re still here! At the end of the Flood, the valleys sank down and the mountains rose up. The floodwaters ran off the land and into the oceans.
A cubit is a measurement that was used a long time ago. A cubit is the distance from your dad’s elbow to the tip of his middle finger, which is about 20 inches (50 cm), on average.