; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the
is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the
And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the
earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the
The created earth from verse one .
For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the
forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the
Notice where the rain is falling on the earth , not the lands , not the world ,not the kingdoms .
And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the
The whole heaven and the whole earth .
|Genesis 7:17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.
|Genesis 7:18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.
Take notice that it took 40 days of rain to float the ark !
|Gen.7:19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
|20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.
All the earth . And only Noah and the inhabitants of the ark are left alive . Notice the word ground and earth , driving home a point .
|Genesis 7:21 And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man:
|Genesis 7:23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
A covenant between God and the earth and every living creature . The earth was flooded not world or worlds .
|Genesis 9:13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
|Genesis 9:14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:
|Genesis 9:16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.