If only Noah's family survived the flood-how does God/Bible explain the existence of the Egyptians?

Are they decendents of Noah too?

Update:

Are you kidding?...LOL...each time I post a question re: Gilgimesh it's deleted....same with questions re: Cain and so on and so on...I just posted one about "I am the Alpha and the Omega" passage(btw-that EXACT passage is found elsewhere and it ain't in the BIBLE...much like rest of the Bible has been taken from earlier text)...and guess what...IT WAS DELETED!

Oh and I got a death threat/you'll burn in hell email for my questioning of their ages.

I rec hate email for asking why Lot is considered righteous....AFTER he slept and impregnated his daughters.

For religious people some of you are QUITE INTOLERANT!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Because they weren't around yet. You are confusing him with Moses. Yes, if you take the story as fact, the Egyptians were descendants. Archeology and Geology say otherwise.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    well i do not know where you learned, that only Noah´s family survived the flood. It is also part of the the religions that some descendants of Caine survived the flood. Well read again the bible story of Caine and Abel, and what made God to Caine and then go to China town, i guess you will find out who else survived.

    Nevertheless the egyptians belong to the descendants of Noah Today the egyptians majority indeed are the descendants of the slaves of the old egyptians. Many pharaos had white skin and blond hair as you can see at plenty mummies in museum.

    Aigyptos was son of Belus (probably Ba´ál), grandson of Poseidon (probably Noah).

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Jews stole the story from the Babylonians the same way Catholism stole the Pagan Gods and made them Saints. It most likely is symbolic for something we don't even begin to understand now because our symbolism has changed so much.

    It really isn't any different then asking where the other people that Cain finds when he is exiled by God and eventually ends up marrying into. They were always there. That is what happens when humans decide to leave out books that were commonly thought to be sacred writings in order to create a religion.

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  • 3 years ago

    2500 years, then the flood led to with the help of Nephilim classification order pretend prophets who ought to reason signal and wonders inclusive of causing peoples to kill each and every in wars; and so on. is this not why Revelation reads wars, plagues, and famines? i can't spoil you with the help of flood. hence think about wars and so on. 5 X 5 = 25 The king throughout Ahabs who does not make a deal with him X one hundred Abraham and Shem. it truly is likewise Joshua 20, Mayan calendar in instruments 20 days day for year of Ezekiel for 18 months = 7 + 3 + 8 = 21 - 3 18 = 6 + 6 + 6 He appealed to discover want with God, the hot covenant all people who calls Me will be kept and likewise i will write My instructions on the hearts and minds it rather is Paul at the same time as 'gentiles' do what's needed they are regulation to themselves in serving something more advantageous for more advantageous Is He in You than he it rather is contained in the international of the evil emanations or generations contained in the religious realm.

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  • K
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    1 decade ago

    it is held that Ham was one of the sons of Noah who moved southwest into Africa and parts of the near Middle East, and was the forefather of the nations there. The Bible refers to Egypt as "the land of Ham" in (Psalms 78:51; 105:23,27; 106:22; 1Ch 4:40). The Hebrew word for Egypt was Mizraim (probably literally meaning the two lands), and was the name of one of Ham's sons. The Egyptian word for Egypt was Khem, plausibly the origin of the name Ham, or vice versa, according to sound change between languages. The names of Ham's other children correspond to regions within Egyptian influence - Kush, Canaan, and Phut (probably identical with the Pitu, a Libyan tribe, though often confused with Punt, an ancient name for Benadir).

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    If you read THE BOOK, after Noah you will read about Nimrod bar Cush, and about how all the peoples were scattered to various parts of the earth. Read on and you will find one person of whom it is said that 'in his days was the earth divided' -- perhaps that is the time when Pangea split into continents. Of course the time allowed for the Continental Drift may have been rather stretched by the "scientists", but the concept seems quite valid.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The Hebrews borrowed the Noah story from the much older Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh and it's pure mythology. There's no hard evidence to support a flood that covered the entire surface of the earth in geological history.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Hi there,

    I am Muslims but as we all are ppl of the book. that means Jews, Christians and Muslims share the same basic history of religion and since your asking about Noah and Egypt I can help as we know it is pre Jesus/IsaA/S.

    Noah and his two sons and other belivers suvived the flood and they reside and multiplied to the new generations in Irak.

    In Irak as of God obeying Abraham was among the new generation and he travelled through Egypt with his wife Sara, the mother of Isak, and his other wife Hagar the mother of Ismail and former slave of Sara.

    Isak get married and got twin sons Ishua and Jacob/ Israel.Jacob gave birth to 11 sons and one of them was Joseph who rulled Egypt before moses and his brother Aron.

    Well since Irak and Egypt close and ppl were travelling that gives you the generation after the flood, are almost started around the middleeast.

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  • Utopia
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    1 decade ago

    Hey,

    I wondered the same thing to. However I read the book of Jasher which is actually mentioned in our bibles today but the book itself is excluded for unknown reasons.

    The book of Jasher is mentioned in the bible

    "Is it not written in the Book of Jasher?" (Joshua 10:13)

    "Behold it is written in the Book of Jasher." (2Samuel 1:18)

    By the book of Jasher being mentioned in the bible, I trust it has alot of truth.

    The book of Jasher can be read in full context at this website

    http://www.nazarene.net/jasher/Book%20of%20Jasher....

    One you read the book of Jasher and some other books such as the books of Enoch, you will fully understand all the missing details of your question and many other questions you may have.

    I read the book of Jasher just the other night and I was bewildered at all the information that shed light on the past of the Flood, Noah, Abraham etc.

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  • Line of Ham, his son

    Genesis 10:20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

    Genesis 10:21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

    Genesis 10:22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.

    Genesis 10:23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

    Genesis 10:24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

    Genesis 10:25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

    Genesis 10:26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

    Genesis 10:27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

    Genesis 10:28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

    Genesis 10:29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.

    Genesis 10:30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the east.

    Source(s): KJV1611
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