Dinosaurs and People:
We've already seen that, based on God creating
both land animals and Adam on day six, that the Bible is saying
that dinosaurs and people must have lived together.
on the Bible, is it possible that people and dinosaurs lived together?
Wouldn't the dinosaurs just eat all the
The Bible tells us what animals, including
dinosaurs, ate. During day six of creation God said: "Behold,
I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface
of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed;
it shall be food for you; and to every beast of the earth and to
every bird of the sky and to every thing that moves on the earth
which has life, I have given every green plant for food; and it
was so." - Genesis 1:29-30 NASB)
God created Adam and Eve, and all the animals
as vegetarians! All of the animals, including dinosaurs, eat plants.
But, what about those BIG, sharp teeth? Take
T-Rex for example, certainly he was a meat eater.
sharp teeth do not mean an animal is a meat eater. Bears have teeth
that are big and sharp, similar to a lion's. Yet many bears are
mostly vegetation. Chinese Pandas have very sharp teeth. They need
those sharp teeth because bamboo, their only food, is very hard
to chew. There are numerous examples of animals that only eat plants,
and that have very sharp teeth. An animal with big, sharp teeth
just means that it is an animal with big, sharp teeth--nothing more.
So, Adam and Eve did not have to worry about
being eaten by dinosaurs.
By the way, it not until Genesis 9:3, just
after Noah's flood and about 1500 years after Adam and Eve were
created, that God gives the animals to man as food. From that point
on people started eating meat.
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