18 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About the Noah’s Ark Story, & the Russel Crowe Film!-SliderPhoto

5 Bible Verses to Help You Be a Better Mother-MainPhoto2. If you think you were a late bloomer, consider that, according to the Old Testament, Noah was 480 years old when he began building the ark. Researchers aren’t sure whether people actually lived longer during those days or if the measure of “years” was different. Many biblical characters are said to have lived hundreds of years so many hypothesize that a “year” meant a different unit of measurement than we use today.

3. It is said that Noah preached righteousness to the people while he built the ark. Because you gotta do something to keep your mind busy and followers riveted, right?

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