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.
Let not the floodwaters overflow and overwhelm me, neither let the deep swallow me up nor the [dug] pit [with water perhaps in the bottom] close its mouth over me.
For this [forgiveness] let everyone who is godly pray -- "pray to You in a time when You may be found; surely when the great waters [of trial] overflow, they shall not reach [the spirit in] him.
Thus says the Lord: Behold, waters are rising out of the north and shall become an overflowing stream and shall overflow the land and all that is in it, the city and those who dwell in it. Then the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land [of Philistia] shall wail.
And it rained upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
2 Peter 2:5
And He spared not the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven other persons, when He brought a flood upon the world of ungodly [people].
For He has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the currents and the rivers.
And the waters prevailed [mightily] upon the earth or land 150 days (five months).
Let the rivers clap their hands; together let the hills sing for joy
In the year 600 of Noah's life, in the seventeenth day of the second month, that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up and burst forth, and the windows and floodgates of the heavens were opened.
The Lord sat as King over the deluge; the Lord [still] sits as King [and] forever!
For this is like the days of Noah to Me; as I swore that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I will not be angry with you or rebuke you.
There will be mighty and violent earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences (plagues: malignant and contagious or infectious epidemic diseases which are deadly and devastating); and there will be sights of terror and great signs from heaven.
The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.
For thus says the Lord: Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the nations like an overflowing stream; then you will be nursed, you will be carried on her hip and trotted [lovingly bounced up and down] on her [God's maternal] knees.
They surround me like a flood all day long; together they have closed in upon me.
I will establish My covenant or pledge with you: Never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of a flood; neither shall there ever again be a flood to destroy the earth and make it corrupt.
Also the fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the gushing rain from the sky was checked,
The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up the roaring of their waves.
For just as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, [men] marrying and [women] being given in marriage, until the [very] day when Noah went into the ark,
2 Peter 3:6
Through which the world that then [existed] was deluged with water and perished.
[People] ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, right up to the day when Noah went into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
God said to Noah, I intend to make an end of all flesh, for through men the land is filled with violence; and behold, I will destroy them and the land.
2 Samuel 22:5
For the waves of death enveloped me; the torrents of destruction made me afraid.
He withholds the waters, and the land dries up; again, He sends forth [rains], and they overwhelm the land or transform it.
You caused men to ride over our heads [when we were prostrate]; we went through fire and through water, but You brought us out into a broad, moist place [to abundance and refreshment and the open air].
[In fact] the waters became fifteen cubits higher, as the high hills were covered.
For I will pour water upon him who is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground. I will pour My Spirit upon your offspring, and My blessing upon your descendants.
But with an overrunning flood He will make a full end of [Nineveh's very] site and pursue His enemies into darkness.
And sent forth a raven, which kept going to and fro until the waters were dried up from the land.
By having the eyes of your heart flooded with light, so that you can know and understand the hope to which He has called you, and how rich is His glorious inheritance in the saints (His set-apart ones),
On the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat [in Armenia].
And they did not know or understand until the flood came and swept them all away -- "so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
But let justice run down like waters and righteousness as a mighty and ever-flowing stream.
Then the waters would have overwhelmed us and swept us away, the torrent would have gone over us;
Who is this that rises up like the Nile [River], like the branches [of the Nile in the delta of Egypt] whose waters surge and toss?
Then out of his mouth the serpent spouted forth water like a flood after the woman, that she might be carried off with the torrent.
This is the history of the generations (descendants) of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. The sons born to them after the flood were:
2 Peter 3:5
For they willfully overlook and forget this [fact], that the heavens [came into] existence long ago by the word of God, and the earth also which was formed out of water and by means of water,
And the rain fell and the floods came and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.
Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck [they threaten my life].
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned or scorched, nor will the flame kindle upon you.
For you shall forget your misery; you shall remember it as waters that pass away.
And the rain fell and the floods came and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell -- "and great and complete was the fall of it.
Therefore thus says the Lord God: I will even rend it with a stormy wind in My wrath, and there shall be an overwhelming rain in My anger and great hailstones in wrath to destroy [that wall].
Then the proud waters would have gone over us.
And the dove came back to him in the evening, and behold, in her mouth was a newly sprouted and freshly plucked olive leaf! So Noah knew that the waters had subsided from the land.
The cords or bands of death surrounded me, and the streams of ungodliness and the torrents of ruin terrified me.
This is the history of the generations of Shem. Shem was 100 years old when he became the father of Arpachshad, two years after the flood.