Yhe Land Divided

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Tue Jun 4 09:38:43 EDT 2002

In a message dated 6/4/2002 8:58:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
lgmay at mindspring.com writes:

> In Genesis 10 as a result of the confusion of tongues the land was
> divided.  Could this also refer to the continental drift. From looking
> at the coast of Europe and Africa it looks like they were once joined
> with the Americas.
> Or could it refer to the generation of mountains, rivers, etc. to keep
> men apart and preventing the dream of a one world government that Nimrod
> tried to establish.

No.  Any attempt to read scientific discussion into the biblical texts is 
futile.  I think it refers rather to the story of the tower and the confusion 
of languages in the immediately succeeding chapter.

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