Flat Earth vs Round Earth


i was recently hearing a discussion i know it might sound funny but it was about the earth being flat or a circle i was just wondering if there is any proofs either way from the tnach or the gemoroh and would love to hear them


6 months


  1. The Talmud, Tractate Avoda Zarah 41a, states, “It [The Idol] holds a ball as if to say it rules over the entire world like a ball”. Tosfot explain that “The world is spherical, as it says in the Yerushalmi: Alexander the Macedonian ascended on high until he saw the earth like a ball and the sea like a platter. The ‘sea’ refers to the ocean that encompasses the entire earth”.

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