Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
And after seven days the floodwaters engulfed the earth.
Now no shrub of the field had yet grown on the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground.
So the Lord said, "My spirit will not remain in humankind indefinitely, since they are mortal. They will remain for 120 more years."
He waited seven more days and then sent out the dove again from the ark.
Complete my older daughter's bridal week. Then we will give you the younger one too, in exchange for seven more years of work."
When he made the force of the wind and measured the waters with a gauge.
He draws up drops of water; they distill the rain into its mist,
He loads the clouds with moisture; he scatters his lightning through the clouds.
"I withheld rain from you three months before the harvest. I gave rain to one city, but not to another. One field would get rain, but the field that received no rain dried up.
And the rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.
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.
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,
The flood engulfed the earth for forty days. As the waters increased, they lifted the ark and raised it above the earth.