The Bars of the Pit

They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

(Job 17:16) KJV

We’re on a downward descent into the heart of the earth. So far we have considered Biblical references to physical features of the crust and mantle. As we go deeper we pass into the great gulf, which could also be rendered mega chasm, which is the region in the interior of the earth which SciPop arbitrarily calls the liquid outer core.

Great Gulf, Biblical Features

UsageTransliterationScriptureMarch
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Bars of the eartherets beriachJonah 2:621
Bars of the pitbad sheolJob 17:1621
Beams of his chambersqarah mayim aliyyahPsalms 104:321
Great deep, depthstehomProverbs 8:2422
Great gulfchasma megaLuke 16:2621
Pillars of the earthmatsuq erets1 Samuel 2:821
Waters under the earthmayim tachath eretsDeuteronomy 5:822

The pillars of the earth are incorporated into a 3D model of a Biblical spherical earth in which they are part of earth’s internal structure. They don’t require us to believe that the earth is flat.

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