Bars, Beams and Pillars

Is Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, one of the pillars of the earth?

September 10

The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.

(Psalms 75:3) KJV

Four different Biblical phrases refer to a specific feature of the internal structure of the Earth. They confirm our hypothesis that the interior of the Earth was tehom before Noah’s flood, and sheol after it.

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The Earth with Her Bars

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.

(Jonah 2:6) KJV

Jonah gives us direct observation of the pillars of the earth, he calls them bars. Something directly observed is called empirical. Thanks to Jonah the pillars of the earth aren’t metaphorical nor theoretical, they’re empirical.

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