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Time Before Creation - Page Two

The Known History of the World

TIME THROUGH THE CENTURIES

MANKIND HAS HAD HIS/HER TIME ON THIS EARTH. TIME IN GEOLOGICAL TERMS WAS ABOUT THE MILLIONS OF YEARS OF THIS EARTH BEFORE WE ARRIVED HERE, AND THE MILLENNIUMS SINCE WE HAVE BEEN HERE.

TIME THROUGH THE MILLENNIUMS

TIME THROUGH THE MILLENNIUMS

Time Through the Ages
Time Periods
PERIOD NAME: STARTING DATE:
PRECAMBRIAN 4500 MILLION YEARS AGO, OR EARLIER
CAMBRIAN 570 MILLION YEARS AGO
ORDOVICIAN 500 MILLION YEARS AGO
SILURIAN 435 MILLION YEARS AGO
DEVONIAN 395 MILLION YEARS AGO
CARBONIFEROUS 345 MILLION YEARS AGO
PERMIAN 280 MILLION YEARS AGO
TRIASSIC 225 MILLION YEARS AGO
JURASSIC 192 MILLION YEARS AGO
CRETACEOUS 136 MILLION YEARS AGO
TERTIARY 65 MILLION YEARS AGO
QUATERNARY 2.5 MILLION YEARS AGO

THIS QUATERNARY TIME PERIOD IS THE TIME WE ARE IN NOW. IT HAS LASTED FOR ABOUT TWO AND A HALF MILLION YEARS SO FAR ARCHEOLOGISTS HAVE ASSUMED. WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT THIS LENGTH OF TIME ON EARTH? IS THIS REALLY POSSIBLE?

How does anyone know when these times were?

The geologists were convinced that these times or periods were in the past millenniums of the earth. Where did all these periods come from? Were they just thought up by learned men to distinguish one time period from another? Yes, they were trying to divide the geological ‘finds’ that they saw into some time periods that would show which came first, second, and so on.

Halley’s Bible Handbook (HBH) has a short section about the kings and pharaohs of the time before the flood. (HBH, p. 71), Archaeological Note, “Berosus, a Babylonian historian of 300 BC basing his history on archives in the temple of Marduk, copied from primitive inscriptions, many of which have been found, named ten long-lived kings who reigned before the Flood….”

The Weld Prism and Nippur Tablets:

THE WELD PRISM AND NIPPUR TABLETS (SEE (HALLEY) PAGES 48, 49), ASSIGNING THOUSANDS OF YEARS TO EACH REIGN, NAME THE PRE-FLOOD KINGS AS:

The Weld Prism and Nippur Tablets Timeline

The Weld Prism and Nippur Tablets Timeline
Time Periods
NAME: REIGNED AT: NUMBER OF YEARS:
ALULIM ERIDU 28,000 YEARS
ALALMAR ERIDU 36,000 YEARS
EMENLUANNA BADGURGURRU 43,000 YEARS
KICHUNNA LARSA 43,000 YEARS
ENMENGALANNA BADGURGURRU 28,000 YEARS
DUMUZI BADGURGURRU 36,000 YEARS
SIBZIANNA LARAK 28,000 YEARS
EMENDURANNA SIPPAR 21,000 YEARS
UBURRATUM SHURUPPAK 18,000 YEARS
ZINSUDDU [UTNAPISHTIM] 64,000 YEARS

FOR A TOTAL OF 345,000 YEARS!
“THEN THE FLOOD OVERTHREW THE LAND”.
(Halley, 1965) (HBH, pp. 69-73)

Compare also the “King's List” in (Zon/NIV) Sumerian, Late 3 Millennium B. C. Text is located in front of Bible, “Ancient Texts Relating to the Old Testament”; no page number. These are Sumerian kings that each reigned for thousands of years before the flood.

THIS PUTS A KIBOSH ON THE 6,000 YEAR IDEA OF SOME. THIS WAS RECORDED HISTORY FROM JUST THE TIME BEFORE THE FLOOD, AND IF ANY OF IT IS TRUE, THEN THERE IS NO WAY TO SAY THAT MAN HAS ONLY BEEN ON THE EARTH FOR SIX THOUSAND YEARS.

OF COURSE, THIS IS STILL LESS THAN THE 2.5 MILLION YEARS THAT MADE UP THIS LAST TIME PERIOD ACCORDING TO ARCHEOLOGISTS.