DROWNING NOAH’S ARK: 10 Things That Russell Crowe’s Movie Got Terribly Wrong

"The Construction of Noah's Ark" by Jacopo Bassano - you can see all the sons and their wives.

“The Construction of Noah’s Ark” by Jacopo Bassano – you can see all the sons and their wives. Source: Wikimedia


Na’el was the wife of Noah’s son Ham, in both Genesis and the film. However, Genesis confirms that all of Noah’s sons’ wives joined Noah on the ark, whereas Noah turns Na’el into a plot point. Noah forces Ham to leave her behind, which sets off a sequence of events that make up an important, but very untrue to Genesis, conflict of the film.

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