“It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth…”
ISAIAH 40:22 (KJV)
“He hath compassed the waters with bounds,
until the day and the night come to an end.”
JOB 26:10 (KJV)
Isaiah says that the earth is a circle. From space, the earth always appears to be a circle since it is round.
Job says God has compassed, or drawn a circle on, the waters with a boundary of light and dark. This boundary is where evening and morning occur. The boundary is also a circle.
Isaiah is believed to have been written in about 700 B.C., Job, 1500 B.C. Modern science wasn’t certain the earth was round, until Magellan sailed around the world in the 1500’s. The time difference between Magellan and Isaiah was over 2,000 years. The difference between Job and Magellan was about 3,000 years. It seems Job and Isaiah had a pretty good head start on science. Announcing with certainty that the earth was round, when human science wouldn’t be sure for thousands of years.
Food for thought: Genesis 2:7 (KJV) “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground…”
In November of 1982, Readers Digest published an article entitled, How Life on Earth Began. In the article they stated that according NASA’s Ames Research Center, all of the ingredients needed to make a human being can be found in clay...
they also said the biblical account wasn’t “far off the mark”.