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14 Bible Verses about The Deluge

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Genesis 9:11

I confirm My covenant with you that never again will every creature be wiped out by the waters of a flood; there will never again be a flood to destroy the earth.”

Genesis 6:7

Then the Lord said, “I will wipe off from the face of the earth mankind, whom I created, together with the animals, creatures that crawl, and birds of the sky—for I regret that I made them.”

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

Job 22:16

They were snatched away before their time,
and their foundations were washed away by a river.

Isaiah 54:9

“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.

Matthew 24:38

For in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah boarded the ark.

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

Genesis 6:5-7

When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time, the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. Then the Lord said, “I will wipe off from the face of the earth mankind, whom I created, together with the animals, creatures that crawl, and birds of the sky—for I regret that I made them.”

Matthew 24:38-39

For in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah boarded the ark. They didn’t know until the flood came and swept them all away. So this is the way the coming of the Son of Man will be:

2 Peter 3:5-6

They willfully ignore this: Long ago the heavens and the earth were brought about from water and through water by the word of God. Through these waters the world of that time perished when it was flooded.

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the Deluge » Produced by » Forty days' incessant rain

Genesis 7:17

The flood continued for 40 days on the earth; the waters increased and lifted up the ark so that it rose above the earth.

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I will make it rain on the earth 40 days and 40 nights, and I will wipe off from the face of the earth every living thing I have made.”

the Deluge » Illustrative » Of the destruction of sinners

Isaiah 28:2

Look, the Lord has a strong and mighty one
like a devastating hail storm,
like a storm with strong flooding waters.
He will bring it across the land with His hand.

Isaiah 28:18

Your deal with Death will be dissolved,
and your agreement with Sheol will not last.
When the overwhelming scourge passes through,
you will be trampled.

Psalm 32:6

Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You
at a time that You may be found.
When great floodwaters come,
they will not reach him.

the Deluge » Noah, &c, saved from

Genesis 6:18-22

But I will establish My covenant with you, and you will enter the ark with your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives. You are also to bring into the ark two of every living thing of all flesh, male and female, to keep them alive with you. Two of everything-from the birds according to their kinds, from the livestock according to their kinds, and from every animal that crawls on the ground according to its kind-will come to you so that you can keep them alive. read more.
Take with you every kind of food that is eaten; gather it as food for you and for them." And Noah did this. He did everything that God had commanded him.

Genesis 7:13-14

On that same day Noah along with his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah's wife, and his three sons' wives entered the ark with him. They [entered it] with all the wildlife according to their kinds, all livestock according to their kinds, every creature that crawls on the earth according to its kind, all birds, every fowl, and everything with wings according to their kinds.

the Deluge » Illustrative » (unexpectedness of,) of suddenness of Christ's coming

Matthew 24:36-39

"Now concerning that day and hour no one knows-neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son -except the Father only. As the days of Noah were, so the coming of the Son of Man will be. For in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah boarded the ark. read more.
They didn't know until the flood came and swept them all away. So this is the way the coming of the Son of Man will be:

Luke 17:26-30

"Just as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man: people went on eating, drinking, marrying and giving in marriage until the day Noah boarded the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. It will be the same as it was in the days of Lot: people went on eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building. read more.
But on the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed them all. It will be like that on the day the Son of Man is revealed.

the Deluge » The wicked warned of

1 Peter 3:19-20

In that state He also went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared; in it, a few-that is, eight people-were saved through water.

the Deluge » Sent as a punishment for the extreme wickedness of man » Ge 6:5-7

the Deluge » Noah forewarned of

Genesis 6:13

Then God said to Noah, “I have decided to put an end to every creature, for the earth is filled with wickedness because of them; therefore I am going to destroy them along with the earth.

the Deluge » Long-suffering of God exhibited in deferring

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

the Deluge » Decrease of, gradual

Genesis 8:3

The water steadily receded from the earth, and by the end of 150 days the waters had decreased significantly.

Genesis 8:5

The waters continued to recede until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were visible.

the Deluge » Came suddenly and unexpectedly

Matthew 24:38-39

For in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah boarded the ark. They didn't know until the flood came and swept them all away. So this is the way the coming of the Son of Man will be:

the Deluge » That it shall never again occur » The rainbow a token

Genesis 9:12-17

And God said, "This is the sign of the covenant I am making between Me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all future generations: I have placed My bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. Whenever I form clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds, read more.
I will remember My covenant between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh: water will never again become a deluge to destroy all flesh. The bow will be in the clouds, and I will look at it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh on earth." God said to Noah, "This is the sign of the covenant that I have confirmed between Me and all flesh on earth."

the Deluge » That it shall never again occur » Promised

Genesis 8:21-22

When the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, He said to Himself, "I will never again curse the ground because of man, even though man's inclination is evil from his youth. And I will never again strike down every living thing as I have done. As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night will not cease."

the Deluge » Illustrative » Of baptism

1 Peter 3:20-21

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared; in it, a few-that is, eight people-were saved through water. Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the pledge of a good conscience toward God) through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

the Deluge » Increased gradually

Genesis 7:17-18

The deluge continued 40 days on the earth; the waters increased and lifted up the ark so that it rose above the earth. The waters surged and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.

the Deluge » Extreme height of

Genesis 7:19-20

Then the waters surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky were covered. The mountains were covered as the waters surged [above them] more than 20 feet.

the Deluge » That it shall never again occur » A pledge of God's faithfulness

Isaiah 54:9-10

"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. Though the mountains move and the hills shake, My love will not be removed from you and My covenant of peace will not be shaken," says your compassionate Lord.

the Deluge » That it shall never again occur » Confirmed by covenant

Genesis 9:9-11

"Understand that I am confirming My covenant with you and your descendants after you, and with every living creature that is with you-birds, livestock, and all wildlife of the earth that are with you-all the animals of the earth that came out of the ark. I confirm My covenant with you that never again will all flesh be wiped out by the waters of a deluge; there will never again be a deluge to destroy the earth."

the Deluge » Entire face of the earth changed by

2 Peter 3:5-6

They willfully ignore this: long ago the heavens and the earth existed out of water and through water by the word of God. Through these the world of that time perished when it was flooded by water.

the Deluge » Causes of its abatement

Genesis 8:1-2

God remembered Noah, as well as all the wildlife and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water began to subside. The sources of the watery depths and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky stopped.

the Deluge » Produced by » Opening up of the fountains of the great deep

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

the Deluge » Called the » Flood

Genesis 9:28

Now Noah lived 350 years after the flood.

the Deluge » Time of its increase and prevailing

Genesis 7:24

And the waters surged on the earth 150 days.

the Deluge » Complete destruction effected by

Genesis 7:23

He wiped out every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, from mankind to livestock, to creatures that crawl, to the birds of the sky, and they were wiped off the earth. Only Noah was left, and those that were with him in the ark.

the Deluge » Date of its complete removal

Genesis 8:13

In the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first day of the month, the water that had covered the earth was dried up. Then Noah removed the ark’s cover and saw that the surface of the ground was drying.

the Deluge » Traditional notice of

Job 22:15-17

Will you continue on the ancient path that wicked men have walked? They were snatched away before their time, and their foundations were washed away by a river. They were the ones who said to God, "Leave us alone!" and "What can the Almighty do to us?"

the Deluge » Date of its commencement

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

the Deluge » Called the » Waters of noah

Isaiah 54:9

“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.

Meteorology and celestial phenomena » Phenomena of » the Deluge

Genesis 7:8

From the clean animals, unclean animals, birds, and every creature that crawls on the ground,

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