Quote Originally Posted by Trivalee View Post
Very true, nevertheless, it doesn't make it completely unrecognisable to the discerning scholar. For example, wherever we see "sword" in scripture, one should understand that it means "gun" in our modern age. However, there are many inventions (missiles, bombs, planes etc) that didn't exist in their time, so they didn't have names for them.
To add to your post, they apparently used what they were familiar with at the time to try and describe things they weren't familiar with at the time. What other options would they have had if not that?