Predating the time of noah literally
Then he put out his hand and took her, and brought her into the ark to himself.
Now it came about in the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first of the month, the water was dried up from the earth.
The sacred inspired text tells us Noah lived 350 years after the flood and did not die until 42 years after the birth of Abraham.
Shem lived 502 years after the flood and died when Jacob was 50 years old!
but the dove found no resting place for the sole of her foot, so she returned to him into the ark, for the water was on the surface of all the earth.
Since I have worked closely with NAMI (Noah's Ark Ministries International) for some years, I informed them of the discovery." Another member of the search team, Panda Lee said, "In October 2008, I climbed the mountain with the Turkish team.
Furthermore, people can now easily choose how many children they have because of modern birth control methods, such as the contraceptive pill.
Hence, just four generations after the Flood would see a total population of over 3,000 people (remembering that the longevity of people was such that Noah, Shem, Ham, Japheth, etc., were still alive at that time).
Let us take the average of all births in the first two post-Flood generations as 8.53 children per couple.