On a note for the Big Bang; it does say after all that God stretched the heavens like a tent.
Quite an...artistic way of putting it? Perhaps we're looking for the wrong word with "Allegory", and variations. Why not try the idea of "Artistically described"?
There are more Lefein.This one.
Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. => Gravitation
Job 28:25 To make the weight for the winds. => Long before scientists knew, God said air has weight.
Job 38:31 Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades .... => Pleiades is a group of stars with fixed distance to each other. Gravitational bands.
Genesis 6:3 My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. => Medically accepted maximum age
Isaiah 40:22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain
circle of earth => Earth is round.
stretcheth out the heavens => Dispersing of the universe.
as a curtain => Curved space?
Despersing of the universe:
Job 9:8 Which alone spreadeth out the heavens ....
Psalm 104:2 Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:
Isaiah 42:5 Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out;
Isaiah 44:24 .... I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself;
Isaiah 45:12 I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens .....
Isaiah 48:13 Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spanned the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together.
Isaiah 51:13 And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth ....
Jeremiah 10:12 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
Jeremiah 51:15 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding.
Zechariah 12:1 The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth ....