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14 Bible Verses about The Deluge

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Genesis 9:11

I will establish my covenant with you: No living beings will ever be cut off again by flood waters, and there will never again be a flood that destroys the earth."

Genesis 6:7

So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

Genesis 7:11

On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,

Job 22:16

who were snatched away before their time; when their foundation was swept away by a river?

Isaiah 54:9

"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.

Matthew 24:38

In those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark.

Genesis 6:5-7

The LORD saw that human evil was growing more and more throughout the earth, with every inclination of people's thoughts becoming only evil on a continuous basis. Then the LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and he was deeply grieved about that. So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

Matthew 24:38-39

In those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark. They were unaware of what was happening until the flood came and swept all of them away. That's how it will be when the Son of Man comes.

2 Peter 3:5-6

But they deliberately ignore the fact that long ago the heavens existed and the earth was formed by God's word out of water and with water, by which the world at that time was deluged with water and destroyed.

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the Deluge » Produced by » Forty days' incessant rain

Genesis 7:17

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I'll send rain on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights, and I'll destroy every living creature that I've made."

the Deluge » Illustrative » Of the destruction of sinners

Isaiah 28:2

Look! The LORD has one who is mighty and strong, like a hailstorm and destructive tempest, like a storm of mighty, overflowing water and he will give rest to the land.

Isaiah 28:18

"Then your covenant with death will be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol will not stand; when the overwhelming scourge sweeps by, you will be trampled by it.

the Deluge » Noah, &c, saved from

Genesis 6:18-22

However, I will establish my own covenant with you, and you are to enter the ark you, your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives. You are to bring two of every living thing into the ark so they may remain alive with you. They are to be male and female. From birds according to their species, from domestic animals according to their species, and from everything that crawls on the ground according to their species two of everything will come to you so they may remain alive. read more.
For your part, take some of the edible food and store it away these stores will be food for you and the animals." Noah did all of this, precisely as God had commanded.

Genesis 7:13-14

On that very day, Noah entered the ark with his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah's wife, his sons' three wives with them, along with every species of wild animal, livestock, crawling creature, bird, and every creature that has wings.

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

Matthew 24:36-39

"No one knows when that day or hour will come not the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father, because just as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be when the Son of Man comes. In those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark. read more.
They were unaware of what was happening until the flood came and swept all of them away. That's how it will be when the Son of Man comes.

Luke 17:26-30

"Just as it was in Noah's time, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man. People were eating, drinking, marrying, and being given in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed all of them. So it was in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building. read more.
But on the day when Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed all of them. The day when the Son of Man is revealed will be like that.

the Deluge » The wicked warned of

1 Peter 3:19-20

in which he went and made a proclamation to those imprisoned spirits who disobeyed long ago in the days of Noah, when God waited patiently while the ark was being built. In it a few, that is, eight persons, were saved by 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

So God announced to Noah, "I've decided to destroy every living thing on earth, because it has become filled with violence due to them. Look! I'm about to annihilate them, along with the earth.

the Deluge » Long-suffering of God exhibited in deferring

the Deluge » Decrease of, gradual

Genesis 8:3

Then the flood waters steadily receded, diminishing completely by the end of the 150 days.

Genesis 8:5

The flood water continued to recede until the tenth month, when, on the first of that month, the tops of the mountains could be seen.

the Deluge » Came suddenly and unexpectedly

Matthew 24:38-39

In those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark. They were unaware of what was happening until the flood came and swept all of them away. That's how it will be when the Son of Man comes.

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

Genesis 9:12-17

God also said, "Here's the symbol that represents the covenant that I'm making between me and you and every living being with you, for all future generations: I've set my rainbow in the sky to symbolize the covenant between me and the earth. Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow becomes visible in the clouds, read more.
I'll remember my covenant between me and you and every living creature, so that water will never again become a flood to destroy all living beings. When the rainbow is in the clouds, I will observe it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living beings on the earth." God also told Noah, "This is the symbol of the covenant that I've established between me and everything that lives on the earth."

the Deluge » That it shall never again occur » Promised

Genesis 8:21-22

When the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, he told himself, "I will never again curse the land because of human beings even though human inclinations remain evil from youth nor will I destroy every living being ever again, as I've done. "Never again, as long as the earth exists, will sowing and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night ever cease."

the Deluge » Illustrative » Of baptism

1 Peter 3:20-21

who disobeyed long ago in the days of Noah, when God waited patiently while the ark was being built. In it a few, that is, eight persons, were saved by water. Baptism, which is symbolized by that water, now saves you also, not by removing dirt from the body, but by asking God for a clear conscience based on the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah,

the Deluge » Increased gradually

Genesis 7:17-18

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth. The flood waters continued to surge, increasing throughout the earth, while the ark floated on the surface of the flood water.

the Deluge » Extreme height of

Genesis 7:19-20

The flood water surged even higher throughout the earth, until all the highest mountains under the sky were covered. The flood waters rose 15 cubits above the mountains.

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

Isaiah 54:9-10

"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. For the mountains may collapse and the hills may reel, but my gracious love will not depart from you, neither will my covenant of peace totter," says the LORD, who has compassion on you.

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

Genesis 9:9-11

"Pay attention! I'm establishing my covenant with you and with your descendants after you, and with every living creature that is with you the flying creatures, the livestock, and all the wildlife of the earth that are with you all the earth's animals that came out of the ark. I will establish my covenant with you: No living beings will ever be cut off again by flood waters, and there will never again be a flood that destroys the earth."

the Deluge » Entire face of the earth changed by

2 Peter 3:5-6

But they deliberately ignore the fact that long ago the heavens existed and the earth was formed by God's word out of water and with water, by which the world at that time was deluged with water and destroyed.

the Deluge » Causes of its abatement

Genesis 8:1-2

God kept Noah in mind, along with all the wildlife and livestock that were with him in the ark. God's Spirit moved throughout the earth, causing the flood waters to subside. The water sources from the ocean depths were blocked and the floodgates of the heavens were closed.

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

Genesis 7:11

On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,

the Deluge » Called the » Flood

Genesis 9:28

Noah lived 350 years after the flood.

the Deluge » Time of its increase and prevailing

Genesis 7:24

The flood waters surged over the earth for 150 days.

the Deluge » Complete destruction effected by

Genesis 7:23

All existing creatures that had lived on the surface of the ground were annihilated, from humans to livestock, from crawling creatures to birds of the sky. They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah remained, along with those who were with him in the ark.

the Deluge » Date of its complete removal

Genesis 8:13

In the six hundred and first year of Noah's life, during the first month, the flood water began to evaporate from the land. Noah then removed the ark's cover and saw that the surface of the land was drying.

the Deluge » Traditional notice of

Job 22:15-17

"Will you keep walking on the traditional path that sinners have tread, who were snatched away before their time; when their foundation was swept away by a river? They told God, "Get away from us!' and "What will the Almighty do to them?'

the Deluge » Date of its commencement

Genesis 7:11

On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,

the Deluge » Called the » Waters of noah

Isaiah 54:9

"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.

Meteorology and celestial phenomena » Phenomena of » the Deluge

Genesis 7:8

From both clean and unclean animals, from birds, and from everything that crawls on the ground,

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