What did the Bible say about the Shape of the Earth?

  • It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: - Isaiah 40:22 KJV


In ancient times some people believed that the earth was flat, but Isaiah insisted that it was like a circle.

The Hebrew term used by Isaiah for "circle" is the word khug, which represents a round sphere, completely different from something flat, square, or rectangular.

How did the prophet know that the earth was round and not flat, as expressed by popular opinion?

This is additional proof of the inspiration of the Bible.


Based on I WILL GO by Alejandro Bullón


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