Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For this the water of Noah to me: as I sware to the water of Noah from again passing over the earth; thus I sware from being angry against thee and from rebuking upon thee.

New American Standard Bible

“For this is like the days of Noah to Me,
When I swore that the waters of Noah
Would not flood the earth again;
So I have sworn that I will not be angry with you
Nor will I rebuke you.

King James Version

For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

Holman Bible

“For this is like the days of Noah to Me:
when I swore that the waters of Noah
would never flood the earth again,
so I have sworn that I will not be angry with you
or rebuke you.

International Standard Version

"For this is like the waters of Noah to me, when I swore that the waters of Noah would never again spread over the earth; so have I sworn that I won't be angry with you again and that I won't rebuke you.

A Conservative Version

For this is [as] the waters of Noah to me. For as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so I have sworn that I will not be angry with thee, nor rebuke thee.

American Standard Version

For this is as the waters of Noah unto me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I will not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

Amplified


“For this is like the waters of Noah to Me,
As I swore [an oath] that the waters of Noah
Would not flood the earth again;
In the same way I have sworn that I will not be angry with you
Nor will I rebuke you.

Bible in Basic English

For this is like the days of Noah to me: for as I took an oath that the waters of Noah would never again go over the earth, so have I taken an oath that I will not again be angry with you, or say bitter words to you.

Darby Translation

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.

King James 2000

For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be angry with you, nor rebuke you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For this [is like] the waters of Noah to me, when I swore {that the waters of Noah would never again pass} over the earth, so I swore {that I would not be} angry at you and rebuke you.

Modern King James verseion

For this is as the waters of Noah to Me; for as I swore that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth, so I have sworn from being angry with you and from rebuking you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this must be unto me as the water of Noah. For like as I have sworn that I will not bring the water of Noah any more upon the world: so have I sworn, that I will never be angry with thee, nor reprove thee.

NET Bible

"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.

New Heart English Bible

"For this is like the waters of Noah to me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I will not be angry with you, nor rebuke you.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the waters of Noah, is this unto me, - As to which I sware that the waters of Noah should not again pass over the earth, So have I sworn Not to be vexed with thee Nor to rebuke thee.

Webster

For this is as the waters of Noah to me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more overflow the earth; so have I sworn that I will not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

World English Bible

"For this is like the waters of Noah to me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I will not be angry with you, nor rebuke you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For, the waters of Noah is this to Me, In that I have sworn -- the waters of Noah Do not pass again over the earth -- So I have sworn, Wrath is not upon thee, Nor rebuke against thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For this is as the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

of Noah
נח 
Noach 
נח 
Noach 
Usage: 46
Usage: 46

unto me for as I have sworn
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

should no more go over
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

so have I sworn
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

that I would not be wroth
קצף 
Qatsaph 
Usage: 34

with thee, nor rebuke
גּער 
Ga`ar 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

The Fertile Wife Of Yahweh

8 In the outpouring of anger I hid a moment my face from thee; and in eternal mercy I compassionated thee, said Jehovah redeeming thee. 9 For this the water of Noah to me: as I sware to the water of Noah from again passing over the earth; thus I sware from being angry against thee and from rebuking upon thee. 10 For the mountains shall remove and the hills shall waver; and my mercy shall not remove from thee, and the covenant of my peace shall not waver, said Jehovah compassionating thee.


Cross References

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled a smell of sweetness; and Jehovah will say in his heart, I will not gather to curse the earth yet again on account of man; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth: and I will not gather yet again to smite every living thing according to which I did.

Isaiah 12:1

And thou saidst in that day, I will praise thee, O Jehovah: for thou wert angry with me, thine anger will turn back and thou wilt comfort me,

Genesis 9:11-16

And I established my covenant with you; and all flesh shall not be dissipated any more by the waters of a flood and there shall not be any more a flood to destroy the earth.

Psalm 104:9

Thou didst set a bound they shall not pass over; they shall not turn bark to cover the earth.

Isaiah 55:11

So shall be my word which went forth out of my mouth: it shall not turn back to me empty, but doing what I delighted in, and it shall prosper for what I send it

Jeremiah 31:35-36

Thus said Jehovah, giving the sun for light the day, the laws of the moon and the stars for a light the night., causing the sea to tremble, and its waves shall roar; Jehovah of armies his name.

Jeremiah 33:20-26

Thus said Jehovah, If ye shall break my covenant of the day and my covenant of the night, and there was not day and night in their season;

Ezekiel 39:20

And ye were satiated at my table with horse and chariot, with the strong, and every man of war, says the Lord Jehovah.

Hebrews 6:16-18

For truly men swear by the greater: and the oath for confirmation to them the end of all controversy.

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