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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath, and caused the flood.
8Noah finds grace.
9His generations, etc.
14The order, form, dimensions, and end of the ark.
 
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Chapter 6

Verse 1
And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,


A. M. 1556. B.C. 2448. to multiply
1:28

Verse 2
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
the sons
4:26; Exodus 4:22,23; Deuteronomy 14:1; Psalms 82:6,7; Isaiah 63:16; Malachi 2:11; John 8:41; John 8:42; Romans 9:7,8; 2 Corinthians 6:18
saw
2 Peter 2:14
that they
3:6; 39:6,7; 2 Samuel 11:2; Job 31:1; 1 John 2:16
and they
24:3; 27:46; Exodus 34:16; Deuteronomy 7:3,4; Joshua 23:12,13; Ezra 9:1,2,12; Nehemiah 13:24-27; Malachi 2:15; 1 Corinthians 7:39; 2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Verse 3
And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
My
Numbers 11:17; Nehemiah 9:30; Isaiah 5:4; 63:10; Jeremiah 11:7,11; Acts 7:51; Galatians 5:16,17; 1 Thessalonians 5:19; 1 Peter 3:18-20; Jude 1:14,15
is
Psalms 78:39; John 3:6; Romans 8:1-13; Galatians 5:16-24; 1 Peter 3:20

Verse 4
There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
giants
Numbers 13:33; Deuteronomy 2:20,21; 3:11; 1 Samuel 17:4; 2 Samuel 21:15-22
after
men of
11:4; Numbers 16:2

Verse 5
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.
God
13:13; 18:20,21; Psalms 14:1-4; 53:2; Romans 1:28-31; 3:9-19
every imagination
or, the whole imagination. The Hebrew word signifies not only the imagination, but also the purposes and desires.
8:21; Deuteronomy 29:19; Job 15:16; Proverbs 6:18; Ecclesiastes 7:29; 9:3; Jeremiah 17:9; Ezekiel 8:9,12; Matthew 15:19; Mark 7:21-23; Ephesians 2:1-3; Titus 3:3
thoughts
Jeremiah 4:14
continually
Heb. every day.

Verse 6
And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
repented
Exodus 32:14; Numbers 23:19; Deuteronomy 32:36; 1 Samuel 15:11,29; 2 Samuel 24:16; 1 Chronicles 21:15; Psalms 106:45; 110:4; Jeremiah 18:8-10; 26:19; Hosea 11:8; Jonah 3:10; Malachi 3:6; Romans 11:29; Hebrews 6:17,18; James 1:17
grieved
Deuteronomy 5:29; 32:29; Psalms 78:40; 81:13; 95:10; 119:158; Isaiah 48:18; 63:10; Ezekiel 33:11; Luke 19:41,42; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 3:10,17

Verse 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 creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
I will
Psalms 24:1,2; 37:20; Proverbs 10:27; 16:4
both man, and beast
Heb. from man unto beast.
Jeremiah 4:22-27; 12:3,4; Hosea 4:3; Zephaniah 1:3; Romans 3:20-22

Verse 8
But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
19:19; Exodus 33:12-17; Psalms 84:11; 145:20; Proverbs 3:4; 8:35; 12:2; Jeremiah 31:2; Luke 1:30; Acts 7:46; Romans 4:4; 11:6; 1 Corinthians 15:10; Galatians 1:15; 2 Timothy 1:18; Titus 2:11; 3:7; Hebrews 4:16; 2 Peter 2:5

Verse 9
These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.
These
2:4; 5:1; 10:1
just
7:1; Job 12:4; Proverbs 4:18; Ecclesiastes 7:20; Ezekiel 14:14,20; Habakkuk 2:4; Luke 2:25; Luke 23:50; Acts 10:22; Romans 1:17; Galatians 3:11; Hebrews 11:7; 2 Peter 2:5
perfect
or, upright.
2 Chronicles 15:17; 25:2; Job 1:1,8; Psalms 37:37; Luke 1:6; Philippians 3:9-15
and Noah
5:22,24; 17:1; 48:15; 1 Kings 3:6; Luke 1:6; 1 Peter 2:5

Verse 10
And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
A. M. 1556. B.C. 2448. Shem
5:32

Verse 11
The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
before
7:1; 10:9; 13:13; 2 Chronicles 34:27; Luke 1:6; Romans 2:13; 3:19
filled
Psalms 11:5; 55:9; 140:11; Isaiah 60:18; Jeremiah 6:7; Ezekiel 8:17; 28:16; Hosea 4:1,2; Habakkuk 1:2; 2:8,17

Verse 12
And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
God
8; 18:21; Job 33:27; Psalms 14:2; 33:13,14; 53:2,3; Proverbs 15:3
for all
4,5; 7:1,21; 9:12,16,17; Job 22:15-17; Luke 3:6; 1 Peter 3:19,20; 2 Peter 2:5

Verse 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 end
Jeremiah 51:13; Ezekiel 7:2-6; Amos 8:2; 1 Peter 4:7
filled
4,11,12; 49:5; Hosea 4:1,2
and behold
with
or, from.
7:23
the earth
Jeremiah 4:23-28; Hebrews 11:7; 2 Peter 3:6,7,10-12

Verse 14
Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
A. M. 1536. B.C. 2468. Make
Matthew 24:38; Luke 17:27; 1 Peter 3:20
rooms
Heb. nests. shalt pitch.
Exodus 2:3

Verse 15
And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
cubits
7:20; Deuteronomy 3:11

Verse 16
A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
window
8:6; 2 Samuel 6:16; 2 Kings 9:30
the door
7:16; Luke 13:25
with
Ezekiel 41:16; 42:3

Verse 17
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 earth shall die.
behold
13; 7:4,21-23; 9:9; Exodus 14:17; Leviticus 26:28; Deuteronomy 32:39; Psalms 29:10; Isaiah 51:12; Ezekiel 5:8; 6:3; 34:11,20; Hosea 5:14; 2 Peter 2:5
bring
7:4,17,21-23; Job 22:16; Psalms 29:10; 93:3,4; 107:34; Isaiah 54:9; Amos 9:6; Matthew 24:39; Luke 17:27; Hebrews 11:7; 1 Peter 3:20
is the
2:7; 7:15
shall die
7; Psalms 107:34; Romans 5:12-14,21; 6:23; 8:20-22

Verse 18
But with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
establish
9:9,11; 17:4,7,21
come
7:1,7,13; Isaiah 26:20; Hebrews 11:7; 1 Peter 3:20; 2 Peter 2:5

Verse 19
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.
two
7:2,3,8,9,15,16; 8:17; Psalms 36:6

Verse 20
Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
fowls
1:20-24; Acts 10:11,12
two
1:28; 2:19; 7:8-16; John 5:40

Verse 21
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.
1:29,30; Job 38:41; 40:20; Psalms 35:6; 104:27,28; 136:25; 145:16; 147:9; Matthew 6:26

Verse 22
Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
7:5,9,16; 17:23; Exodus 40:16,19,21,23,25,27,32; Deuteronomy 12:32; Matthew 7:24-27; John 2:5; 15:14; Hebrews 11:7,8; 1 John 5:3,4


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