Some people argue that the killings in the exodus part of the Bible is not just. But there is an explanation of it. The killings are act of punishment by God to those evil people. But there is a deeper explanation of it. God is omniscient. He knows the future of those people which He punish in the exodus. He sees the future of them still evil and no hope of repentance or change for the good on those people, so to avoid further damage by those people and to stop their evil deeds God decided to pu
Actually we can show scientifically that these words should not be taken too literally. Radius of the Earth is ~ 6370000 m. Area of sphere is [math]4 \pi r^2[/math] = ~ 5.1 * 10^14 m^2..
What must be increase of water level on the entire planet to cover the all lands?
The highest mountain Everest (unknown at the time of writing Old Testament) has height 8848 m.. if we multiply by area of the Earth, we will get approximate volume of water needed to cover entire planet 5.1*10^14 m^2 * 88