“He… hangeth the earth on nothing.”
JOB 26:7 (KJV)
This verse sounds like God hung the earth on empty space in the same way we would hang a Christmas ornament on a tree. Although stated in a poetic way, it certainly indicates the earth floats in space.
Throughout the ages, secular scientists and pagan religious thinkers have said the earth is held up by everything from the gods to large elephants, turtles, and snakes. None of these theories are now considered science or truth.
Until now, no one could see the earth floating through space. Remember, Job lived 3,500 years ago. He couldn’t have objectively seen the earth “hangeth on nothing.”
Food for Thought: Proverbs 6:6,8 “Go to the ant… gathered her food in the harvest.”
Life’s Nature Library “The Insects” (p. 163) says of Proverbs 6: “One of the entomological puzzles of the last century concerned this observation by Solomon. There was no evidence that ants actually harvested grain. In 1871, however, a British naturalist showed that Solomon had been right after all…”