All About Noach
Born:1056 - after the Creation.
Sons: Shem, Chom and Yafes (Japhet), Yoniku (who was born after the flood, taught war skills to Nimrod).
- Born 1056 after
- At the age of 480 - Noach started to build the ark (approx.)
- At the age of 600 - the flood began.
- At the age of 892 - his great grandson Avrohom, was born.
- At the age of 940 - the building of the Tower of Babel started.
- At the age of 942 - Noach taught Avrohom Aveenu - Torah.
- Died at the age of 950 years old - year 2006 after creation.
Noach's & the Worlds Firsts:
- Noach was the first person born after Adam's death and was born circumcised.
- It took Noach 120 years to build the Ark!!
- The Ark was 300 cubits in length, 50 in width, 30 in height, (about 600 feet long, one hundred feet wide and sixty feet tall.
- The Ark had three floors: the top floor housed people; the middle floor held the animals; and the bottom floor contained the garbage.
- The fate of the world was sealed for destruction, because the earth was corrupted by rampant stealing.
- So that the people might do Tshuva (repent), at first it rained.
When they didn`t repent, it became a flood.
- The Flood lasted for 40 days & 40 nights.
- The water stayed on the land for 150 days.
- Noach was in the Ark for a year and ten days.
- Noach was the World's first shipbuilder.
- Noach was the first in the World to use the ploughshare,
(previously all farming was done with hands).
- Noach was the first in the World to plant a vineyard.
- Noach was the first in the World to be permitted to eat "meat" (after leaving the Ark).
- He and his children named the constellations.
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