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14 Bible Verses about The Deluge

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Genesis 9:11

that I will establish my covenant with you, that all flesh shall not be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

Genesis 6:7

And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast and the animals and the fowls of the air; for I repent of having made them.

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of the heavens were opened.

Job 22:16

Who were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood.

Isaiah 54:9

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 I have sworn that I would not be wroth again with thee, nor reprehend thee.

Matthew 24:38

For as they were in the days before the flood, eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark,

1 Peter 3:20

which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

Genesis 6:5-7

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the LORD repented of having made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast and the animals and the fowls of the air; for I repent of having made them.

Matthew 24:38-39

For as they were in the days before the flood, eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and they knew not until the flood came and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

2 Peter 3:5-6

Of course, they willingly ignore that the heavens were created of old and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, by the word of God; by which the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished;

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the Deluge » Produced by » Forty days' incessant rain

Genesis 7:17

And the flood was forty days upon the earth, and the waters multiplied and bore up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

Genesis 7:4

For yet in seven days, I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every substance that I have made I will destroy from off the face of the earth.

the Deluge » Illustrative » Of the destruction of sinners

Isaiah 28:2

Behold, the Lord has a mighty and strong one who as a tempest of hail and a destroying storm, as a flood of mighty waters overflowing shall cast down to the earth with the hand.

Isaiah 28:18

And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with Sheol shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.

Psalm 32:6

For this shall every one that is merciful pray unto thee in the time when thou may be found; surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near unto him.

the Deluge » Noah, &c, saved from

Genesis 6:18-22

But with thee I will establish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou and thy sons and thy wife and thy sons' wives with thee. And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. Of fowls after their kind and of beasts after their kind, of every animal of the earth after its kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. read more.
And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee and for them. Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

Genesis 7:13-14

In that same day Noah and Shem and Ham and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife and the three wives of his sons with them entered into the ark, they and every animal after its kind and all the beasts after their kind and every creeping thing that moves upon the earth after its kind and every fowl after its kind, every bird, every thing with wings.

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

Matthew 24:36-39

But of that day and hour no one knows, no, not even the angels of the heavens, but my Father only. But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as they were in the days before the flood, eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, read more.
and they knew not until the flood came and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Luke 17:26-30

And as it was in the days of Noah, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; read more.
but the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.

the Deluge » The wicked warned of

1 Peter 3:19-20

in which he also went and preached unto the imprisoned spirits, which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls 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

And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me, for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

the Deluge » Long-suffering of God exhibited in deferring

1 Peter 3:20

which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

the Deluge » Decrease of, gradual

Genesis 8:3

and the waters turned back and forth upon the earth, and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

Genesis 8:5

And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen.

the Deluge » Came suddenly and unexpectedly

Matthew 24:38-39

For as they were in the days before the flood, eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and they knew not until the flood came and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man 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 which I make between me and you and every living soul that is with you, for perpetual ages: I set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between me and the earth. And it shall come to pass when I bring clouds over the earth, that the bow shall appear in the clouds; read more.
and I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living soul of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh. And the bow shall be in the clouds, and I will look upon it that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living soul of all flesh that is upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, This shall be the sign of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.

the Deluge » That it shall never again occur » Promised

Genesis 8:21-22

And the LORD smelled a savour of rest, and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his childhood; neither will I again smite any more every living thing as I have done. While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

the Deluge » Illustrative » Of baptism

1 Peter 3:20-21

which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. Unto the figure of which the baptism that does now correspond saves us (not taking away the uncleanness of the flesh, but giving testimony of a good conscience before God) by the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ,

the Deluge » Increased gradually

Genesis 7:17-18

And the flood was forty days upon the earth, and the waters multiplied and bore up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth. And the waters prevailed and multiplied greatly upon the earth, and the ark went upon the face of the waters.

the Deluge » Extreme height of

Genesis 7:19-20

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and all the high mountains that were under all the heavens were covered. Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail, and the mountains were covered.

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

Isaiah 54:9-10

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 I have sworn that I would not be wroth again with thee, nor reprehend thee. For the mountains shall be removed, and the hills shall tremble; but my mercy shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be changed, said the LORD that has mercy on thee.

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

Genesis 9:9-11

Behold that I establish my covenant with you and with your seed after you and with every living soul that is with you, of the fowl, of the animals, and of every beast of the earth with you, from all that go out of the ark to every animal of the earth, that I will establish my covenant with you, that all flesh shall not be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

the Deluge » Entire face of the earth changed by

2 Peter 3:5-6

Of course, they willingly ignore that the heavens were created of old and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, by the word of God; by which the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished;

the Deluge » Causes of its abatement

Genesis 8:1-2

And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark; and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters ceased; the fountains also of the deep and the windows of the heavens were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

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, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of the heavens were opened.

the Deluge » Called the » Flood

Genesis 9:28

And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.

the Deluge » Time of its increase and prevailing

Genesis 7:24

And the waters prevailed upon the earth one hundred and fifty days.

the Deluge » Complete destruction effected by

Genesis 7:23

And every substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man and cattle and the animals and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth, and only Noah remained alive and those that were with him in the ark.

the Deluge » Date of its complete removal

Genesis 8:13

And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year of Noah, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth, and Noah removed the covering of the ark and looked and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.

the Deluge » Traditional notice of

Job 22:15-17

Dost thou desire to keep the old way which wicked men have trodden? Who were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood. Who said unto God, Depart from us; and what can the Almighty do unto us?

the Deluge » Date of its commencement

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of the heavens were opened.

the Deluge » Called the » Waters of noah

Isaiah 54:9

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 I have sworn that I would not be wroth again with thee, nor reprehend thee.

Meteorology and celestial phenomena » Phenomena of » the Deluge

Genesis 7:8

Of clean animals and of animals that are not clean and of fowls and of every thing that moves upon the earth,