In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, on the seventeenth day of the second month, all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened.
Cross References2 Peter 3:6
through which the world of that time perished in the flood.
Now Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters came upon the earth.
The springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens were closed, and the rain from the sky was restrained.
2 Kings 7:2
But the officer on whose arm the king leaned answered the man of God, "Look, even if the LORD were to make windows in heaven, could this really happen?" "You will see it with your own eyes," replied Elisha, "but you will not eat any of it."
If He holds back the waters, they dry up, and if He releases them, they overwhelm the land.
Have you journeyed to the vents of the sea or walked in the trenches of the deep?
Yet He commanded the clouds above and opened the doors of the heavens.
By His knowledge the watery depths were broken open, and the clouds dripped with dew.
Whoever flees the sound of terror will fall into a pit, and whoever escapes from the pit will be caught in a trap. For the windows of heaven are open, and the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Chapter Outline1. Noah, his family and the living creatures enter the ark.
6. The flood begins.
17. The increase of the flood for forty days.
21. All flesh is destroyed by it.
24. Its duration of 150 days.
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