The fountains of the great deep are channels through the crust and mantle of the original Earth through which water drained into the great deep. They were later used to flood the Earth in the time of Noah.
The Great Deep
The deep and the great deep are both translated from the same Hebrew word, tehom. The difference signifies a transition from the deep where Earth was created to when the great deep is in the interior of the Earth.
We (that's me and the Holy spirit) make a contextual connection between tehom and sheol because they're both used to refer to the underworld realm of the dead, also known as the grave.
Paleozoic/Lower Noachian (Deluge)
The fountains of the great deep burst open because the expansion of hell caused the waters of the great deep to heat up to boiling point where they were in contact with the core.
Was Mars the source of sediment for the Old Red Sandstone in Scotland? Comparing specimens from Mars and Scotland will show that they have the same provenance.
Hell and Deduction are Before the Lord
We're relating the events of the Bible to natural processes for which there is physical evidence. There's abundant physical evidence of Noah's flood: the stratigraphic column from the Cambrian to the Quaternary.
<< Previous | Home >> Genesis 7:11, 8:2 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. The fountains also of the deep and the windows …
The Firmament Rabbit Trail
One of our favorite ways to study the Bible is to follow a doctrine through from the first time it's mentioned to the last. This is a great way to develop understanding of the doctrine in the broad narrative of scripture.
The fountains of the great deep were created on the third day as the dry land was spread out over the waters of the deep. 1,656 years later they burst forth, allowing Noah's flood to happen.
Depths, is a translation of the Hebrew word tehom. The same word is translated elsewhere as the deep, the deeps, depths and the great deep. It occurs, for instance, in the account of Noah's flood.