Why did the Israelites need a 603,550 man army?
Could all the numbers and stories be cloaking something else?
“The narratives of the Doctrine are its cloak. The simple look only at the garment — that is, upon the narrative of the Doctrine; more they know not. The instructed, however, see not merely the cloak, but what the cloak covers.”
Why did it take 10,000 men working for 7 years to finish a temple that was no bigger then about 6000 square feet? Oh and to answer your question, unicorns there was unicorns back then and they needed to protect themselves!
They are signs of human way of communicating. You will find many verses like these:
“Everything is possible for him who believes.” (Mark 9:23)
“Behold, the world is gone after him.” John 12:19
God would say only things what He really means.