Furthermore, the story in it looks suspiciously like a version of an old Babylonian myth.
Furthermore it was held that the text had been set down in chronological order.
Orthodox Christians held that the Greek translation called the ; and later still Protestants accorded it to their own translations.
Many fundamentalist Christians still believe that the Old Testament is the literal and infallible word of God, but over the last 200 years or so virtually all Christian scholars have abandoned such beliefs.
What would we expect of the Old Testament if it were, as claimed, the word of God?
We might reasonably expect that there would be no doubt about what constituted the Old Testament.
Jewish scholars disagreed with each other about what constituted Holy Scripture.