Did the Bible Borrow from Pagan Creation Accounts?
Genesis and Enuma Elis
by Tim Chaffey
 Henry M. Morris, The Genesis Record (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1976) p. 41.
 John J. Davis, Paradise to Prison: Studies in Genesis (Salem, WI: Sheffield Publishing, 1975) p. 69.
 Ibid., p. 69.
 The Bible does not state exactly when the angels were created. However, since they dwell in the “heavens” they had to have been created during the creation week (see Exodus 20: 11). Some creationists believe it was the fourth day when the stars were created since angels are compared to stars. However, the Bible also mentions that they shouted when they saw the foundation of the earth being laid. While I cannot be dogmatic on this, I believe angels were created in Genesis 1: 1 at the same time as the "heavens." “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”
 The Bible never actually states that Moses wrote Genesis. It does ascribe Mosaic authorship to the other books of the Pentateuch. Some scholars believe that Genesis had ten different authors and Moses simply compiled these into the book we have today.
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