Originally posted by DoctorScribbles
Mankind's range of existence on the Biblical timeline is not at issue in this thread.
Besides, Biblesaur may be a work of the devil. Upon close inspection of the vibrating pages, it appears that he may be in the act of releasing pre-historic flatulence on the Holy Book. What I mistook for a smile of satisfcation may actually be a hellish smirk.
The theory I have heard is this...
1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
I was told there is no word in the hebrew for "was" in verse 2.
The proper translation is "became".
So if the earth "became" "tohu va bohu",( which is the hebrew, I think, have not looked it up) which means "in vain., and God does not create anything in vain
18 For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens, who is God, who formed the earth and made it, who has established it, who did not create it in vain, who formed it to be inhabited: "I am the LORD, and there is no other.
then I believe it was Lucifer's work when he "tampered" with God's work after he was cast down to earth before creation of man.
Of course, as I said, it is theory.