Originally Posted by BlackEagle
I see what you are saying, but the Bible says something else.
Looking at the first few chapters in Genesis, within a very few generations, maybe even within the lifespan of Adam and Eve, quite a bit of industry had developed. Farming, the arts, metalurgy. All this before Noah.
Genesis describes how Adam and Eve had free and open conversation with God. Chapter 3 implies they were in the habit of walking and talking in the garden in the cool of the day. I would guess that, among other things they talked about, God could have used these times of fellowship and conversation to reveal things, knowledge, that it has taken scientists millennia to discover.
God's command to Adam and Eve in Genesis 1 was to be fruitful and multiply, fill the earth and subdue it. To me and others that means 1. populate the earth with offspring; 2. learn earth's secrets, make it serve man's needs.
That is some good thinking. However, I believe the KJV of the bible is in fact the word of Father (as it is correctly translated). Too many languages aramaic, greek, latin old english-over 400 versions of the bible BEFORE King James I or James the VII of Scotland gathered bibical scholars to assemble the KJV. I believe that they did the best they could but did in fact get it wrong. Even Joseph Smith with a pair of "seerers" mistranslated on part of the Book of Mormon-concerning the "curse of a dark skin" for doing "abhorent inequities". Men are failable. Many have been devinely inspired but still make slight errors. Every play the game as a child when you whisper a phrase and by the time it gets to the 10th child it is no longer recognizable?? Excuse my spelling
I say these things in good faith and I will reread genesis. To make sure I understand it okay?