Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For I, behold, I bring a flood of waters on the earth, to destroy all flesh under the heavens in which is the breath of life: everything that is on the earth shall expire.

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.

King James Version

And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.

Holman Bible

“Understand that I am bringing a flood—floodwaters on the earth to destroy every creature under heaven with the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will die.

International Standard Version

"For my part, I'm about to flood the earth with water and destroy every living thing that breathes. Everything on earth will die.

A Conservative Version

And I, behold, I bring the flood of waters upon this earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the breath of life, from under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.

American Standard Version

And I, behold, I do bring the flood of waters upon this earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is in the earth shall die.

Amplified

For behold, I, even I, will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy and make putrid all flesh under the heavens in which are the breath and spirit of life; everything that is on the land shall die.

Bible in Basic English

For truly, I will send a great flow of waters over the earth, for the destruction from under the heaven of all flesh in which is the breath of life; everything on the earth will come to an end.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the spirit of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.

Julia Smith Translation

And I, lo I, will bring in an inundation of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life from underneath the heavens; all which is in the earth shall die.

King James 2000

And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; and everything that is in the earth shall die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I, behold, I [am] about to bring the flood waters over the earth to destroy all flesh in which [is] the breath of life from under the heaven; everything that [is] on the earth shall perish.

Modern King James verseion

And behold! I, even I, am bringing a flood of waters upon the earth in order to destroy all flesh (in which is the breath of life) from under the heavens. Everything which is in the earth shall die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For behold, I will bring in a flood of water upon the earth to destroy all flesh from under heaven, wherein breath of life is, so that all that is in the earth shall perish.

NET Bible

I am about to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy from under the sky all the living creatures that have the breath of life in them. Everything that is on the earth will die,

New Heart English Bible

I, even I, do bring the flood of waters on this earth, to destroy all flesh having the breath of life from under the sky. Everything that is in the earth will die.

The Emphasized Bible

And, I, behold me! bringing in the flood - even waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh wherein is the spirit of life, from under the heavens, - everything that is in the earth, shall cease to breathe:

Webster

And behold, I, even I do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the breath of life, from under heaven: and every thing that is on the earth shall die.

World English Bible

I, even I, do bring the flood of waters on this earth, to destroy all flesh having the breath of life from under the sky. Everything that is in the earth will die.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I, lo, I am bringing in the deluge of waters on the earth to destroy all flesh, in which is a living spirit, from under the heavens; all that is in the earth doth expire.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הנּה 
Hinneh 
Behold, see, lo, here...I, and lo
Usage: 1060

I
אני 
'aniy 
I, me, which, for I, mine
Usage: 873

even I, do bring

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

a flood
מבּוּל 
Mabbuwl 
Usage: 13

upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

to destroy
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

wherein is the breath
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

תּחת 
Tachath 
instead, under, for, as, with, from, flat, in the same place
Usage: 505

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

that is in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

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Context Readings

God Warns Noah

16 A light shalt thou make to the ark; and to a cubit high shalt thou finish it above. And the door of the ark shalt thou set in its side: with a lower, second, and third story shalt thou make it. 17 For I, behold, I bring a flood of waters on the earth, to destroy all flesh under the heavens in which is the breath of life: everything that is on the earth shall expire. 18 But with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt go into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.



Cross References

Genesis 7:4

For in yet seven days I will cause it to rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living being which I have made will I destroy from the ground.

Genesis 7:21-23

And all flesh that moved on the earth expired, fowl as well as cattle, and beasts, and all crawling things which crawl on the earth, and all mankind:

2 Peter 2:5

and spared not the old world, but preserved Noe, the eighth, a preacher of righteousness, having brought in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;

Psalm 29:10

Jehovah sitteth upon the flood; yea, Jehovah sitteth as king for ever.

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land into a plain of salt, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Genesis 2:7

And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.

Genesis 6:7

And Jehovah said, I will destroy Man, whom I have created, from the earth from man to cattle, to creeping things, and to fowl of the heavens; for I repent that I have made them.

Genesis 6:13

And God said to Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me, for the earth is full of violence through them; and behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Genesis 7:15

And they went to Noah, into the ark, two and two of all flesh, in which was the breath of life.

Genesis 7:17

And the flood was forty days on the earth. And the waters increased, and bore up the ark; and it was lifted up above the earth.

Genesis 9:9

And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;

Exodus 14:17

And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall pursue after them; and I will glorify myself in Pharaoh and in all his host, in his chariots and in his horsemen.

Leviticus 26:28

then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven-fold for your sins.

Deuteronomy 32:39

See now that I, I am HE, And there is no god with me; I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal, And there is none that delivereth out of my hand,

Job 22:16

Who were carried off before the time, whose foundation was overflowed with a flood;

Psalm 93:3-4

The floods lifted up, O Jehovah, the floods lifted up their voice; the floods lifted up their roaring waves.

Isaiah 51:12

I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou fearest a man that shall die, and the son of man that shall become as grass;

Isaiah 54:9

For this is as the waters of Noah unto me, since I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth: so have I sworn that I will no more be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

Ezekiel 5:8

therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I, even I, am against thee, and will execute judgments in the midst of thee in the sight of the nations;

Ezekiel 6:3

and say, Mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord Jehovah: thus saith the Lord Jehovah to the mountains and to the hills, to the water-courses and to the valleys: Behold, I, even I, do bring a sword upon you, and will destroy your high places.

Ezekiel 34:11

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold I, even I, will both search for my sheep, and tend them.

Ezekiel 34:20

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah unto them: Behold, it is I, and I will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.

Hosea 5:14

For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah. I, I will tear and go away; I will carry off, and there shall be none to deliver.

Amos 9:6

It is he that buildeth his upper chambers in the heavens, and hath founded his vault upon the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Matthew 24:39

and they knew not till the flood came and took all away; thus also shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Luke 17:27

they ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed all of them;

Romans 5:12-14

For this cause, even as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; and thus death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

Romans 5:21

in order that, even as sin has reigned in the power of death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:20-22

for the creature has been made subject to vanity, not of its will, but by reason of him who has subjected the same, in hope

Hebrews 11:7

By faith, Noah, oracularly warned concerning things not yet seen, moved with fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his house; by which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.

1 Peter 3:20

heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:

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