New American Standard Bible
And God said to Noah, "This is the sign of the covenant which I have established between Me and all flesh that is on the earth."
King James Bible
And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
And God said to Noah, This is the sign of the covenant which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
World English Bible
God said to Noah, "This is the token of the covenant which I have established between me and all flesh that is on the earth."
Young's Literal Translation
And God saith unto Noah, 'This is a token of the covenant which I have established between Me and all flesh that is upon the earth.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
God seems here to direct Noah's attention to a rainbow actually existing at the time in the sky, and presenting to the patriarch the assurance of the promise, with all the impressiveness of reality.
PSALM CIV. 20, 21. Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth. The lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God. Let me say a few words on this text. It is one which has been a comfort to me again and again. It is one which, if rightly understood, ought to give comfort to pitiful and tender-hearted persons. Have you never been touched by, never been even shocked by, the mystery of pain and death? I do not speak now of pain and death …
Charles Kingsley—Westminster Sermons
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God said, "This is the sign of the covenant which I am making between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all successive generations;
"When the bow is in the cloud, then I will look upon it, to remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth."
Now the sons of Noah who came out of the ark were Shem and Ham and Japheth; and Ham was the father of Canaan.
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