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    Quote Originally Posted by Stunnedbygrace View Post
    They say Job was written before a lot of the other scriptures. We could surmise that there were some animals that may have died off...one man could have just made up the first story of the first dragon I guess, or it could have some kind of foundation of some sort...
    Who knows really, I mean such creatures are spoken of in lore of all kinds in stone tablets scrolls and ancient paintings on walls but I find it strange we haven't found a single fossil of these things yet. At this point all we can do is speculate I suppose until we find evidence strong enough to base on and do an in depth study.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace777x70 View Post
    Originally Posted by dcontroversal

    The bible speaks of dragons and even Lucifer is called that old dragon and serpent......many cultures have records of dragons and I think the precious stones that were his covering is possibly indicative of the color of his scales before he fell.....I have no problem believing that fire breathing reptiles (dragons) were a possibility based upon the following....

    Having said that.....I will add...

    We have animals, fish and eels that produce lethal electricity/amps
    We have bugs that chemically produce light and or spray hot, chemically noxious sprays near the boiling point




    LOL....I noticed he didn't use our "denominational approved" commentary to prove his heretical pet animal doctrine......that is a sure sign of a false teacher!...he's into that "animal cult".
    Probably a universalists too where even all animals are saved too.
    The only animals saved are the ones that do not enter my lethal range HAHAHAH DEER and TURKEY that is...well a few others as well.....but over all the first two for sure AHAH
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blain View Post
    Who knows really, I mean such creatures are spoken of in lore of all kinds in stone tablets scrolls and ancient paintings on walls but I find it strange we haven't found a single fossil of these things yet. At this point all we can do is speculate I suppose until we find evidence strong enough to base on and do an in depth study.
    There are no fossils Blain - because God translated them to heaven like Enoch...just ask dcontroversal...it's part of the pet doctrine of the "Universalists First Church of the Dragons and Unicorns" ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by dcontroversal View Post
    The only animals saved are the ones that do not enter my lethal range HAHAHAH DEER and TURKEY that is...well a few others as well.....but over all the first two for sure AHAH

    I hear ya...in my neck of the woods..you would have to add moose to that list...ya heretic!...

    ( got to keep you honed up for the next batch of legalists coming at you .. )
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    Quote Originally Posted by zone View Post
    actually had someone ask about this.
    interesting answer.

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    Why Does The Bible Mention Unicorns?

    Why Does The Bible Mention Unicorns? | Creation Today

    Numbers 23:22 “God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn.”

    Numbers 24:8 “God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.”

    Job 39:9 “Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?”

    Job 39:10 “Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?”

    Psalms 29:6 “He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.”

    Psalms 92:10 “But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.”

    Deuteronomy 33:17 “His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.”

    Psalms 22:21 “Save me from the lion’s mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.”

    Isaiah 34:7 “And the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.”
    I see one of two possible answers for unicorns in the Bible:
    1. Like the word rabbit. As in it really was a word in the Bible, but the translators didn't live around there. They did live in England where rabbits are natural to the area, so they took from what they knew and guessed the word. Now we know there weren't rabbits in the Middle East, (back then. There are now), so we know it's not that.

    2. There were unicorns -- possibly in the deer family. Maybe the oxen family. Maybe equine, maybe something else. They aren't anymore. Just like there are no real American bisons, (the last were bred with cattle, so no purebred bison), no dodo birds, no passenger pigeons, and no Javan tigers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace777x70 View Post

    I hear ya...in my neck of the woods..you would have to add moose to that list...ya heretic!...

    ( got to keep you honed up for the next batch of legalists coming at you .. )
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    Quote Originally Posted by dcontroversal View Post
    Calling me a HAIRY TIC is likely to bring the MARINE out to play HAHA......

    That's what I like to see Marine! I hear ya!



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    scriptures were saying.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dcontroversal View Post
    I have heard it was a Rhino.....Not saying I believe that, just saying I have heard it......the bible also speaks of DRAGONS
    It is believed to be an Onyx, a kind of Antelope with two straight horns. When seen from a distance the horns appear as one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zone View Post
    actually had someone ask about this.
    interesting answer.

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    Why Does The Bible Mention Unicorns?

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    Numbers 23:22 “God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn.”

    Numbers 24:8 “God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.”

    Job 39:9 “Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?”

    Job 39:10 “Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?”

    Psalms 29:6 “He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.”

    Psalms 92:10 “But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.”

    Deuteronomy 33:17 “His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.”

    Psalms 22:21 “Save me from the lion’s mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.”

    Isaiah 34:7 “And the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.”
    I just checked several versions of the Bible. Only the King James Version (and not the New King James Version) used the word "unicorn."
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    Quote Originally Posted by resurrection33 View Post
    I just checked several versions of the Bible. Only the King James Version (and not the New King James Version) used the word "unicorn."
    + 1 point for the king James only group, or - 1 point for the king James only group depending on the person ;b
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    Quote Originally Posted by tanakh View Post
    It is believed to be an Onyx, a kind of Antelope with two straight horns. When seen from a distance the horns appear as one.
    Anything is possible.......and was the Onyx native to Israel....or where Job resided.....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace777x70 View Post
    Perhaps it was a fire breathing mother in law? They do exist - even to this day...

    Man you do get around.
    When did you meet my mother-in-law?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zone View Post
    actually had someone ask about this.
    interesting answer.

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    Why Does The Bible Mention Unicorns?

    Why Does The Bible Mention Unicorns? | Creation Today

    Numbers 23:22 “God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn.”

    Numbers 24:8 “God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.”

    Job 39:9 “Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?”

    Job 39:10 “Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?”

    Psalms 29:6 “He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.”

    Psalms 92:10 “But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.”

    Deuteronomy 33:17 “His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.”

    Psalms 22:21 “Save me from the lion’s mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.”

    Isaiah 34:7 “And the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.”

    The KJV translates Strong's H7214 in the following manner: unicorn (9x).
    Outline of Biblical Usage [?]

    probably the great aurochs or wild bulls which are now extinct. The exact meaning is not known.
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    Quote Originally Posted by resurrection33 View Post
    I just checked several versions of the Bible. Only the King James Version (and not the New King James Version) used the word "unicorn."
    Ah...that explains why I could have sworn that in ten years of reading my bible, I never came across the word!
    I would bet money that it isn't NLT or NASB.
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    Here is the answer to the mystery of the unicorn's disappearance:
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    Oh wow! This reminds me of Nyan Cat!
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    That's what I like to see Marine! I hear
    Wow! That's what it looks like after I see a spider...
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