Parallel Verses

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 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 on the earth, to destroy all life under the heavens in which there is 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.

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.

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.

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 Make a roof for the ark and finish it, leaving 18 inches from the top. Put a door in the side of the ark, and make lower, middle, and upper decks. 17 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, 18 but I will confirm my covenant with you. You will enter the ark -- you, your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives with you.



Cross References

Genesis 7:4

For in seven days I will cause it to rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights, and I will wipe from the face of the ground every living thing that I have made."

Genesis 7:21-23

And all living things that moved on the earth died, including the birds, domestic animals, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all humankind.

2 Peter 2:5

and if he did not spare the ancient world, but did protect Noah, a herald of righteousness, along with seven others, when God brought a flood on an ungodly world,

Psalm 29:10

The Lord sits enthroned over the engulfing waters, the Lord sits enthroned as the eternal king.

Psalm 107:34

and a fruitful land into a barren place, because of the sin of its inhabitants.

Genesis 2:7

The Lord God formed the man from the soil of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

Genesis 6:7

So the Lord said, "I will wipe humankind, whom I have created, from the face of the earth -- everything from humankind to animals, including creatures that move on the ground and birds of the air, for I regret that I have made them."

Genesis 6:13

So God said to Noah, "I have decided that all living creatures must die, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. Now I am about to destroy them and the earth.

Genesis 7:15

Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life came into the ark to Noah.

Genesis 7:17

The flood engulfed the earth for forty days. As the waters increased, they lifted the ark and raised it above the earth.

Genesis 9:9

"Look! I now confirm my covenant with you and your descendants after you

Exodus 14:17

And as for me, I am going to harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will come after them, that I may be honored because of Pharaoh and his army and his chariots and his horsemen.

Leviticus 26:28

I will walk in hostile rage against you and I myself will also discipline you seven times on account of your sins.

Deuteronomy 32:39

"See now that I, indeed I, am he!" says the Lord, "and there is no other god besides me. I kill and give life, I smash and I heal, and none can resist my power.

Job 22:16

men who were carried off before their time, when the flood was poured out on their foundations?

Psalm 93:3-4

The waves roar, O Lord, the waves roar, the waves roar and crash.

Isaiah 51:12

"I, I am the one who consoles you. Why are you afraid of mortal men, of mere human beings who are as short-lived as grass?

Isaiah 54:9

"As far as I am concerned, this is like in Noah's time, when I vowed that the waters of Noah's flood would never again cover the earth. In the same way I have vowed that I will not be angry at you or shout at you.

Ezekiel 5:8

"Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: I -- even I -- am against you, and I will execute judgment among you while the nations watch.

Ezekiel 6:3

Say, 'Mountains of Israel, Hear the word of the sovereign Lord! This is what the sovereign Lord says to the mountains and the hills, to the ravines and the valleys: I am bringing a sword against you, and I will destroy your high places.

Ezekiel 34:11

"'For this is what the sovereign Lord says: Look, I myself will search for my sheep and seek them out.

Ezekiel 34:20

"'Therefore, this is what the sovereign Lord says to them: Look, I myself will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.

Hosea 5:14

I will be like a lion to Ephraim, like a young lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear them to pieces, then I will carry them off, and no one will be able to rescue them!

Amos 9:6

He builds the upper rooms of his palace in heaven and sets its foundation supports on the earth. He summons the water of the sea and pours it out on the earth's surface. The Lord is his name.

Matthew 24:39

And they knew nothing until the flood came and took them all away. It will be the same at the coming of the Son of Man.

Luke 17:27

People were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage -- right up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.

Romans 5:12-14

So then, just as sin entered the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all people because all sinned --

Romans 5:21

so that just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23

For the payoff of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:20-22

For the creation was subjected to futility -- not willingly but because of God who subjected it -- in hope

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, when he was warned about things not yet seen, with reverent regard constructed an ark for the deliverance of his family. Through faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

1 Peter 3:20

after they were disobedient long ago when God patiently waited in the days of Noah as an ark was being constructed. In the ark a few, that is eight souls, were delivered through water.

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