Man Builds Noah's Ark to the exact scale given in the Bible

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Blog entry by Sparky posted 1707 days ago 1522 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is really cool.

-- Jesus was a Carpenter too!!!

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#1 posted 1707 days ago

That is sooo cool

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#2 posted 1707 days ago

That is impressive!

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#3 posted 1707 days ago

I can’t imagine the cost of that thing!

-- Rick, Pa. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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#4 posted 1707 days ago

That’s pretty crazy…but impressive! :)

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#5 posted 1707 days ago

That is pretty neat. I could not imagine building something like that alone, for the most part.

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#6 posted 1707 days ago

Thanks for the link. This is a very impressive replica.

Here’s some information that might be of interest:

According to Genesis 6:15 (KJV) “And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.” According to this Scripture, his replica would be about half the size of the actual ark. And from what he says concerning the 2/3-football-field length, he is basing the cubit on 16 inches. (I don’t know if Europe’s football/soccer field is something other than 100 yards.)

I’ve always considered a cubit to be 18 inches but in looking it up it could be as much as 22 inches. As impressed as people are with the size of his replica, just think how impressed they would be with it built to the 300×50x30 cubits of Scripture and then using the sacred cubit designation of 20.88 inches per cubit!

He certainly put it together quickly (and probably had to meet building codes for the public to enter it). Of course, he doesn’t tell whether it is sea-worthy. Maybe Noah was busier with just keeping food on the table that it took him 100 years versus Johan Huibers’ four years!

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#7 posted 1707 days ago

Noah didn’t have power tools and made his twice the size :-))

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#8 posted 1707 days ago

Now that is one heck of a project.

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#9 posted 1707 days ago

So yes this is half scale, but it does float and he’s currently working on a fullsize version.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#10 posted 1707 days ago

Wow, that is awesome just the same. God must be proud. Not to speak for God, but wow.

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#11 posted 1702 days ago

Very interesting


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