and did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly;
through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water.
By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.
Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them,
Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous before Me in this time.
“Will you keep to the ancient path Which wicked men have trod,
For the coming of the Son of Man will be just like the days of Noah.
And just as it happened in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:
in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison,
It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, “ Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones,