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LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT (HOW BIG WAS THE ARK)

Noah’s ark was a little longer than a football field (end zones included) and half as wide. Surprisingly, the space inside the ark equaled the storage space of about 370 railroad boxcars.

Ark dimensions: 150 yards long, 25 yards wide, and 15 yards high. A typical cruise ship today would dwarf it, since the ark was only about half the size.

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A LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT THE JORDAN RIVER

The Jordan may be a “mighty river” in the desert Middle East, but It’s a disappointment to tourists. At roughly thirty yards across and only two to ten feet deep, it seems barely fit for a canoe.

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BIBLE CUSTOMS AND CURIOSITIES (WATER INTO WINE)

This is the only place where the word firkin appears in the Bible. It was the main liquid measure of the Roman would in New Testament times. A firkin was equal to about nine gallons.

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