Asked in Travel & Places, Rain and Flooding
How old was Noah when the flood started?
A: Genesis 7:6 says that Noah was 600 years old when the Flood began. The story of Noah was easy to remember and pass on orally, as his first son was born when he was 500 years old, the Flood came when he was 600 years old and he died at the age of 950 years....
Asked in Prophets
How long did Noah live?
According to the bible Noah was 950 years, but he was not a prophet. A: All the early biblical heroes are attributed lifespans that accord with a simple numerology formula based on the number 17. Noah, who was exactly 600 years old at the time of the Flood, lived to exactly 950 years, which in the formula of biblical numerology corresponds to 13x9 + 7x7x17....
Asked in Judaism, Tanakh and Talmud, Noah's Ark
How old was Noah when God flooded earth?
Genesis tells us that Noah was 600 years old when the flood came. He was a nice round 500 years old when he became a father, the flood came 100 years later and then he died at a nice round 950 years. ...
Asked in Old Testament, Miley Cyrus, Noah's Ark
When did Noah live?
Some Christian denomination now does not accept Noah and his deluge as Historical. Some Christian denominations also do accept it as historical. According to the Biblical chronology Noah was 600 years old when the flood occurred at around 2300 BC. He also is recorded as living a further 350 years after it. See Genesis 9 v 28-29. Thus he died at around 1950 BC. ...
Asked in Noah's Ark
How old was Noah when he finished building the Ark?
Noah was 600 years old. Genesis 7:10 says that the flood waters came 7 days after completion of the Ark Genesis 7:6 says: "Noah was six hundred years old when the floodwaters came on the earth." (NIV). ...
Asked in Noah's Ark
What was Noah's age at his death?
Noah was 500 years old when he became the father of his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth. He was 600 years old at the time of the great flood. He died at the age of 950 [Genesis 5:33, 7:6, 9:28]. Noah lived for nine hundred and fifty three years. ____________ Of course, he didn't really live that long, if he lived at all. The reported ages of figures from Genesis are part of the over-all message, not to be taken as literally true. ...
Asked in Old Testament, Noah's Ark
How old was Noah when started to build the ark?
Noah was 600 years old at the time of the Flood. It began to rain on the 17th day of the 2nd month of Noah's 600th year. The 120 years in Genesis 6:3 may refer to the time left before the Flood which would put Noah at 480 years old when he started to build the ark. ...
How old was Noah when he built the ark?
Noah was 600 years old when the flood started (Genesis 7:6), and we also know that he already had his sons (he had them after turning 500 - Genesis 5:32) when God spoke to him (God mentions his taking his wife, sons and daughter-in-laws with him, when He tells of His plan with the ark - Genesis 6:18). So when he built the ark he was somewhere between 500 and 600 years old, give or take some years, as his sons...
Asked in Old Testament
How old was Shem when he died?
According to Genesis 11:10-11, Shem was 600 years old when he died. This part of Genesis has all the hallmarks of fiction, so we should not accept this as Shem's real age even if he was a real, historical person. Noah was 500 years old when he first became a father (Genesis 5:32) and the Flood happened when Noah was 600 (Genesis 7:11). Shem was exactly 100 years old when he became a father, and then lived to 600 years. Too many...
Asked in Planetary Science
How long does it take to travel 600 light years?
It really depends on your speed. If you were traveling at the speed of light, it would take 600 years. 600 light years equals 3,527,175,223,910,165 miles. So divide that by the speed you would be traveling to get the length of time it would take you. ...
Asked in Old Testament
What time did Noah live?
If Noah was an actual person and not a generalization, he would have been living for a long time before historical records, being 600 years old at the time of the great deluge detailed in the Holy Bible. Noah is sometimes considered to be the Father of wine, and archaeological evidence suggests wine production started as long as 8,000 years ago. This could be an indication of the time in which he would have lived. Following the genealogy from Adam to...