RE: [asa] Noah's ark- rainbow question

From: Stephen J. Krogh, P.G. <>
Date: Tue Apr 14 2009 - 12:10:23 EDT


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> After Noah left the ark, God told Noah that He would send a
> rainbow to remind everyone that he would never again destroy the
> earth with water.
> However, is it possible to not have a rainbow when it is raining
> and the sunlight is right? According to the passage, it rained
> for 40 days/nights, then there was no rain. That's interesting-
> 150 days (or maybe even 9 months) with no rain, with all that
> water and condensation al over the world- even if locally? And if
> it did rain after those 40 days (because of a different
> interpretation), but while Noah was still on the boat for about 9
> months after the 40-day rains, couldn't it make a rainbow?
> The rainbow is a natural occurrence, not supernatural.

Did the text state that this rainbow was the first rainbow? Or that this
particular rainbow was given some meaning?

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