New American Standard Bible
Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying,
King James Bible
And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And God spoke to Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
World English Bible
God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And God speaketh unto Noah, and unto his sons with him, saying,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
- XXIX. The Covenant with Noah
13. קשׁת qeshet, "bow; related: be bent."
14. ענן ‛ānan, "cover, cast over; noun: cloud."
The covenant made with Noah Genesis 6:18 is now formally confirmed. The purpose conceived in the heart Genesis 8:21 now receives significant expression. Not only a new blessing is bestowed, but also a new covenant is formed with Noah. For he that has offered an acceptable sacrifice is not only at peace with God, but renewed in mind after the image of God. He is therefore a fit subject for entering into a covenant.
Unto Noah and to his sons. - God addresses the sons of Noah as the progenitors of the future race. "I establish." He not merely makes כרת kārat, but ratifies, his covenant with them. "My covenant." The covenant which was before mentioned to Noah in the directions concerning the making of the ark, and which was really, though tacitly, formed with Adam in the garden.
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
The Doctrine of Non-Resistance to Evil by Force Has Been Professed by a Minority of Men from the Very Foundation of Christianity. Of the Book "What
"As for you, be fruitful and multiply; Populate the earth abundantly and multiply in it."
"Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you, and with your descendants after you;
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