This is the oldest description of the Great Flood – And it predates the Bible


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While many people doubt the Great Flood ever existed, the truth is that this ‘story’ goes back thousands of years.Many people are familiar with the Genesis Flood Narrative which is written down in chapters 6–9 in the Book of Genesis, in the Bible. However, the truth is that the great flood is mentioned earlier in totally different texts.

The legend of the flood –better said the narrative— recounts the God’s intent to bring Earth back to its pre-creation state. The flood was sent upon Earth as means to ‘reset’ it.  God sends the flood because of humanity’s misdeeds and then remake’s it using the microcosm of Noah’s ark.

The flood is considered a reversal of creation.

To get the entire picture, the ‘Great Flood’ is present in nearly all cultures around the globe: Mesopotamian flood stories, Deucalion in Greek mythology, the Genesis flood narrative, the Hindu texts from India, Bergelmir in Norse Mythology, and in the lore of the K’iche’ and Maya peoples in Mesoamerica, the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa tribe of Native Americans in North America, the Muisca, and Cañari Confederation, in South America.

But what people are unaware of is the fact that the OLDEST and most ancient story of the Great Deluge originated in ancient Sumeria.

According to ancient inscriptions, it was ‘Eridu,’ –modern day Abu Shahrein, Iraq– where the gods created the first city on the planet. Eridu was home to the ancient Sumerian God Enki, who erected the city in 5400 BC.

The ancient Sumerian Nippur tablet describes the oldest account of the Great Flood and the creation of both humans and animals on our planet and records the names of Antediluvian cities on earth and their respective rulers.

The Eridu Genesis is believed to have been composed circa 2,300 BCE is considered as the EARLIEST known account of the great flood and predates more popular Great Flood described in the biblical book of Genesis.

Referred to by mainstream scholars as the Nippur Tablet, the ancient clay tablet recovered from the ancient city of Nippur is the only existing ancient document of the Sumerian Flood Story. It contains six columns of written text, three per side with approximately 10 to 15 lines in each column and is written in ancient Sumerian.

This ancient clay tablet from ancient Nippur is the only surviving document of the Sumerian flood story.
This ancient clay tablet from ancient Nippur is the only surviving document of the Sumerian flood story.

The accounts of the Great Flood on the Nippur tablet read:

“…By the wall I will say a word to you, Take my word, Give ear to my instructions: By our…a flood will sweep over the cult- enters; To destroy the seed of mankind…, Is the decision, the word of the assembly of the gods. By the word commanded by Anu and Enlil…, Its kingship, its rule will be put to an end…”

It continues: “…All the windstorms, exceedingly powerful, Attacked as one, At the same time, the flood sweeps over the cult-centers. After, for seven days, the flood sweeps over the cult centers. After, for seven days and seven nights, The flood had swept over the land, And the huge boat had been tossed About by the windstorms on the great waters, Utu came forth, who sheds light on heaven and earth, Ziusudra opened a window of the huge boat, The hero Utu brought his rays into the giant boat…”

It concludes: “…At the same time, the flood sweeps over the cult-centers. After, for seven days, the flood sweeps over the cult centers. After, for seven days and seven nights, The flood had swept over the land, And the huge boat had been tossed About by the windstorms on the great waters…”

The Eridu Genesis

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  1. The first five books of the old testament (The Torah) were written by Moses, and Moses wasn’t around for the great flood, he was born after it. The Torah was written by Moses as a kind of memoir, as I understand the books were dictated by God and pend by Moses. The tale of creation, as well as the flood take place before God made a promised to a man he later called Abraham to have children and from their descendants God would make a great nation. Abraham and Sarah had a son named Isaac who had a son of his own who’s name was Jacob. Later God changed Jacob’s name to Israel who then had 12 sons of his own who became the heads of the 12 tribes of Israel. Now, here is the $64,000 question…. Where was Abraham from? The answer is Mesopotamia or more correctly Sumeria. So you see, finding a flood story that predates the Bible doesn’t surprise me. What surprises me is so much research could be done to properly vet the story and rightfully determine it predates the bible, then ignore or fail to mention the possibility it may also have been written about by a man who was born after it happened. If you or I say or write something that is true, the fact it happened before we spoke or wrote about it would make our account of it no less true, it would only put a date on our sayings or writings of it.

  2. There is no doubt that Ron Wyatt found and proved Noah’s Ark in turkey, but the satanist Banker controlled Media will not let the People see the proof. Not hard to find and investigate on youtube. Sodom and Gomorrah he also proves, showing the 95% pure sulfur balls (impossible naturally) that rained down and melted into the rock, ALL OVER these 5 cities of the plain which were destroyed y supernatural means. The Great Flood happened to destroy the offspring of the fallen angels that came to the earth, who oppressed and destroyed mankind. These “giants” as they are called in EVERY culture on earth, which also have the flood story, had a purpose to destroy the genetics of mankind, and every animal. “Noah was perfect in all his generations”, is what is written in Genesis. Why wouldn’t he be? is the real question. The true purpose was to destroy mankind so that Jesus could never be born. It was foretold from the beginning of the exile out of the Garden of Eden that the seed of the woman (Jesus, the Son of God) would crush the head of the serpent (satan the usurper), so satan set about to destroy that possibility, by bringing 200 angels to the earth to destroy the genetics of it, and mankind altogether, by creating these super soldiers/giants. Such friends these satanists have. Once their friends are done with them, they will devour them as well. Stupid satanists. But they did not succeed, and their masters head will soon be crushed, and they will ALL be made and end of. An Abyss is coming for them sooner than they can comprehend. It began over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on 1-28-2011. The beginning of their END. War in heaven began.

    1. Ron Wyatt also claimed “not only to have found Noah’s Ark, but to have found virtually everything in Biblical archaeology that might be important to Christians – Noah’s Ark, the exact place where the Red Sea was parted to allow the Israelites to escape Egypt, the true location of Mt. Sinai, the Ark of the Covenant and, most ridiculously, the actual blood of Jesus Christ!”
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      So yes…

  3. Here’s what I find interesting:
    Written in ancient Sumerian, it calls out the name ‘Utu’. But in Sumeria, that God was Shamash. The name ‘Utu’ is Niburian and as such an ‘older’ name for the same entity. Same as for Anu and Enlil…Anshar and Asshur, respectively.
    The fact the Sumerians used the home planet names in their story tells me they had a real connection to someone or something much older than they….to know the original names of these Gods. Fascinating.

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