The Earth rotates: Luke 17:34-36

(60 AD)

What is interesting about these verses is that they seem to suggest scientific foreknowledge that the Earth rotates.  The references to "two men in bed" suggests that they are sleeping, which is something that normally occurs during the nighttime hours.  Two men in the field suggests activities that normally occur during the daylight hours.  Yet all of these activities are happening simultaneously.  That means that these verses are saying that it is dark in some parts of the world, and light in others when all of these people are being "taken".  The only way this could happen is if the Earth rotates, or the Sun is in an orbit around the Earth.  Obviously the former is true.

I tell you, in that night there shall be two [men] in one bed;
the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.
Two [women] shall be grinding together;
the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Two [men] shall be in the field;
the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Luke 17:34-36

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