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11 Bible Verses about Antediluvians

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Genesis 5:3-32

And when Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he fathered a child in his likeness, according to his image. And he called his name Seth. And the days of Adam after he fathered Seth were eight hundred years. And he fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Adam which he lived were nine hundred and thirty years, and he died.read more.
When Seth had lived one hundred and five years, he fathered Enosh. And after Seth had fathered Enosh he lived eight hundred and seven years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died. When Enosh lived ninety years, he fathered Kenan. And after Enosh fathered Kenan he lived eight hundred and fifteen years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Enosh were nine hundred and five years, and he died. When Kenan had lived seventy years, he fathered Mahalalel. And after Kenan had fathered Mahalalel, he lived eight hundred and forty years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Kenan were nine hundred and ten years, and he died. When Mahalalel had lived sixty-five years, he fathered Jared. And after Mahalalel had fathered Jared, he lived eight hundred and thirty years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Mahalalel were eight hundred and ninety-five years, and he died. When Jared had lived one hundred and sixty-two years, he fathered Enoch. And after Jared had fathered Enoch, he lived eight hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years, and he died. When Enoch had lived sixty-five years, he fathered Methuselah. And Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah three hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. And Enoch walked with God, and he was no more, for God took him. When Methuselah had lived one hundred and eighty-seven years, he fathered Lamech. And after Methuselah had fathered Lamech, he lived seven hundred and eighty-two years, and fathered sons and daughters. And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred and sixty-nine years, and he died. When Lamech had lived one hundred and eighty-two years, he fathered a son. And he called his name Noah, saying, "This one {shall relieve us} from our work, and from the hard labor of our hands, from the ground which Yahweh had cursed. And after Lamech had fathered Noah he lived five hundred and ninety-five years, and he fathered sons and daughters. All the days of Lamech were seven hundred and seventy-seven years, and he died. When Noah {was five hundred years old}, Noah fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Genesis 6:1-4

And it happened [that], when humankind began to multiply on the face of the ground, daughters were born to them. Then the sons of God saw the daughters of humankind, that they [were] beautiful. And they took for themselves wives from all that they chose. And Yahweh said, "My Spirit shall not abide with humankind forever in that he [is] also flesh. And his days [shall be] one hundred and twenty years."read more.
The Nephilim [were] upon the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God went into the daughters of humankind, and they bore children to them.

Jude 1:6-7

And [the] angels who did not keep to their own domain but deserted their proper dwelling place, he has kept in eternal bonds under deep gloom for the judgment of the great day, as Sodom and Gomorrah and the towns around them indulged in sexual immorality and {pursued unnatural desire} [in] the same way as these, are exhibited as an example [by] undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Genesis 6:4

The Nephilim [were] upon the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God went into the daughters of humankind, and they bore children to them.

Jude 1:14-15

And Enoch, the seventh from Adam, also prophesied about these [people], saying, "Behold, the Lord came with tens of thousands of his holy ones to execute judgment against all, and to convict all the ungodly concerning all their ungodly deeds that they have committed in an ungodly way, and concerning all the harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

1 Peter 3:19-20

in which also he went [and] proclaimed to the spirits in prison, who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water.

Genesis 7:21-23

And every living thing that moved on the earth perished--the birds, and the domesticated animals, and the wild animals, and everything that swarmed on the earth, and all humankind. Everything in whose nostrils [was] {the breath of life}, among all that [was] on dry land, died. And he blotted out every living thing upon the surface of the ground, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven; they were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah and those who [were] with him in the ark remained.

Genesis 6:5-7

And Yahweh saw that the evil of humankind [was] great upon the earth, and every inclination of the thoughts of his heart [was] always only evil. And Yahweh regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and {he was grieved in his heart}. And Yahweh said, "I will destroy humankind whom I created from upon the face of the earth, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven, for I regret that I have made them."

Luke 17:26-27

And just as it was in the days of Noah, so also it will be in the days of the Son of Man-- they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed [them] all.

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Antediluvians » Destruction of

Genesis 7:21-23

And every living thing that moved on the earth perished--the birds, and the domesticated animals, and the wild animals, and everything that swarmed on the earth, and all humankind. Everything in whose nostrils [was] {the breath of life}, among all that [was] on dry land, died. And he blotted out every living thing upon the surface of the ground, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven; they were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah and those who [were] with him in the ark remained.

Genesis 7:1

Then Yahweh said to Noah, "Go--you and all your household--into the ark, for I have seen you [are] righteous before me in this generation.

Job 22:15-17

Will you keep [to the] way of old that [the] people of mischief have trod, who were snatched away {before their time}, whose foundation was washed away [by] a current? [Those] who said to God, 'Turn away from us,' and 'What can Shaddai do to us?'

Matthew 24:37-39

For just as the days of Noah [were], so the coming of the Son of Man will be. For as in the days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah entered into the ark. And they did not know [anything] until the deluge came and swept [them] all away. So also the coming of the Son of Man will be.

Luke 17:26-27

And just as it was in the days of Noah, so also it will be in the days of the Son of Man-- they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed [them] all.

More verses: 2 Peter 2:5

Antediluvians » Noah preaches to

1 Peter 3:18-20

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, in order that he could bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit, in which also he went [and] proclaimed to the spirits in prison, who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water.

Antediluvians » Arts of

Genesis 4:2-3

{Then she bore} his brother Abel. And Abel became a keeper of sheep, and Cain became a tiller of the ground. And {in the course of time} Cain brought an offering from the fruit of the ground to Yahweh,

Genesis 4:20-22

And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and [those who have] livestock. And the name of his brother [was] Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and wind instruments. Then Zillah also gave birth to Tubal-Cain who forged all [kinds of] tools of bronze and iron. And the sister of Tubal-Cain [was] Naamah.

Genesis 6:14-22

Make for yourself an ark of cypress wood; you must make the ark [with] rooms, then you must cover it with pitch, inside and outside. And this [is] how you must make it: the length of the ark, three hundred cubits; its width fifty cubits; its height, thirty cubits. You must make a roof for the ark, and {finish it to a cubit above}. And [as for] the door of the ark, you must put [it] in its side. You must make it [with] a lower, second, and a third [deck]. read more.
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. And I will establish my covenant with you, and you must go into the ark--you, and your sons, and your wife, and the wives of your sons with you. And of every living thing, from all flesh, you must bring two from every [kind] into the ark to keep [them] alive with you; they shall be male and female. From the birds according to their kind, and from the animals according to their kind, from every creeping thing [on] the ground according to its kind--two from every kind shall come to you to keep [them] alive. And [as for] you, take for yourself from every kind of food that is eaten. And you must gather [it] to yourself. And it shall be for you and for them for food." And Noah did according to all that God commanded him; thus he did.

Antediluvians » Occupations of

Genesis 4:2-3

{Then she bore} his brother Abel. And Abel became a keeper of sheep, and Cain became a tiller of the ground. And {in the course of time} Cain brought an offering from the fruit of the ground to Yahweh,

Genesis 4:20-22

And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and [those who have] livestock. And the name of his brother [was] Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and wind instruments. Then Zillah also gave birth to Tubal-Cain who forged all [kinds of] tools of bronze and iron. And the sister of Tubal-Cain [was] Naamah.

Antediluvians » Enoch prophesies to

Jude 1:14-15

And Enoch, the seventh from Adam, also prophesied about these [people], saying, "Behold, the Lord came with tens of thousands of his holy ones to execute judgment against all, and to convict all the ungodly concerning all their ungodly deeds that they have committed in an ungodly way, and concerning all the harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

Antediluvians » Worship God

Genesis 4:3-4

And {in the course of time} Cain brought an offering from the fruit of the ground to Yahweh, and Abel also brought [an offering] from {the choicest firstlings of his flock}. And Yahweh looked with favor to Abel and to his offering,

Genesis 4:26

And as for Seth, he also fathered a son, and he called his name Enosh. At that time he began to call on the name of Yahweh.

Antediluvians » Wickedness of

Genesis 6:5-7

And Yahweh saw that the evil of humankind [was] great upon the earth, and every inclination of the thoughts of his heart [was] always only evil. And Yahweh regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and {he was grieved in his heart}. And Yahweh said, "I will destroy humankind whom I created from upon the face of the earth, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven, for I regret that I have made them."

Holy spirit » Instances of » Antediluvians

Genesis 6:3-7

And Yahweh said, "My Spirit shall not abide with humankind forever in that he [is] also flesh. And his days [shall be] one hundred and twenty years." The Nephilim [were] upon the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God went into the daughters of humankind, and they bore children to them. And Yahweh saw that the evil of humankind [was] great upon the earth, and every inclination of the thoughts of his heart [was] always only evil. read more.
And Yahweh regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and {he was grieved in his heart}. And Yahweh said, "I will destroy humankind whom I created from upon the face of the earth, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven, for I regret that I have made them."