100 Bible Verses about Floods

Genesis 6:17 ESV / 92 helpful votes

For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.

2 Peter 2:5 ESV / 48 helpful votes

If he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly;

Psalm 107:25-30 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For he commanded and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea. They mounted up to heaven; they went down to the depths; their courage melted away in their evil plight; they reeled and staggered like drunken men and were at their wits' end. Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed. ...

Luke 17:27 ESV / 37 helpful votes

They were eating and drinking and marrying and being given in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.

Luke 17:26 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Just as it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of Man.

1 Peter 3:20 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Because they formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through water.

Psalm 93:3 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their roaring.

Acts 17:30-31 ESV / 24 helpful votes

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

Isaiah 54:9 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“This is like the days of Noah to me: as I swore that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth, so I have sworn that I will not be angry with you, and will not rebuke you.

Genesis 8:1-22 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided. The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained, and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated, and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. And the waters continued to abate until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen. ...

Matthew 24:22 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Genesis 8:20 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Hebrews 11:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

Revelation 12:15 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, to sweep her away with a flood.

Luke 21:36 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Matthew 24:44 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Daniel 9:26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one shall be cut off and shall have nothing. And the people of the prince who is to come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary. Its end shall come with a flood, and to the end there shall be war. Desolations are decreed.

Genesis 8:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.

Matthew 24:38 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark,

Psalm 29:10-11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The Lord sits enthroned over the flood; the Lord sits enthroned as king forever. May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!

Genesis 6:1-22 ESV / 13 helpful votes

When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose. Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.” The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown. The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. ...

Genesis 7:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then the Lord said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Psalm 104:5-8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved. You covered it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains. At your rebuke they fled; at the sound of your thunder they took to flight. The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place that you appointed for them.

Genesis 6:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.

Luke 17:26-27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Just as it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of Man. They were eating and drinking and marrying and being given in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.

Matthew 7:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.

Genesis 7:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For in seven days I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights, and every living thing that I have made I will blot out from the face of the ground.”

Matthew 24:37-39 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and swept them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Job 20:28 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The possessions of his house will be carried away, dragged off in the day of God's wrath.

Genesis 8:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided.

Genesis 7:24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the waters prevailed on the earth 150 days.

Genesis 6:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Make yourself an ark of gopher wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it inside and out with pitch.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Ezekiel 14:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness, declares the Lord God.

Genesis 9:12-17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: I have set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth. When I bring clouds over the earth and the bow is seen in the clouds, I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh. When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.” ...

Genesis 8:21-22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done. While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”

Luke 1:1-80 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught. In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. ...

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Isaiah 28:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Behold, the Lord has one who is mighty and strong; like a storm of hail, a destroying tempest, like a storm of mighty, overflowing waters, he casts down to the earth with his hand.

Psalm 69:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and the flood sweeps over me.

Genesis 10:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.

Genesis 7:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The flood continued forty days on the earth. The waters increased and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth.

Genesis 7:1-24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the Lord said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation. Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals, the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male and his mate, and seven pairs of the birds of the heavens also, male and female, to keep their offspring alive on the face of all the earth. For in seven days I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights, and every living thing that I have made I will blot out from the face of the ground.” And Noah did all that the Lord had commanded him. ...

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Revelation 12:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But the earth came to the help of the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed the river that the dragon had poured from his mouth.

Revelation 12:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But the woman was given the two wings of the great eagle so that she might fly from the serpent into the wilderness, to the place where she is to be nourished for a time, and times, and half a time.

Revelation 2:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.’

John 3:16-17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 90:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream, like grass that is renewed in the morning:

Psalm 24:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Psalm 18:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of destruction assailed me;

Job 28:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He dams up the streams so that they do not trickle, and the thing that is hidden he brings out to light.

Job 22:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

They were snatched away before their time; their foundation was washed away.

Job 20:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He will not look upon the rivers, the streams flowing with honey and curds.

2 Samuel 22:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For the waves of death encompassed me, the torrents of destruction assailed me;

Joshua 24:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then I took your father Abraham from beyond the River and led him through all the land of Canaan, and made his offspring many. I gave him Isaac.

Joshua 24:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Long ago, your fathers lived beyond the Euphrates, Terah, the father of Abraham and of Nahor; and they served other gods.

Exodus 15:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

At the blast of your nostrils the waters piled up; the floods stood up in a heap; the deeps congealed in the heart of the sea.

Genesis 9:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.

Genesis 9:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood, and never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth.”

Genesis 9:8-11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, “Behold, I establish my covenant with you and your offspring after you, and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the livestock, and every beast of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark; it is for every beast of the earth. I establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood, and never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth.”

Genesis 8:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”

Genesis 8:20-22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done. While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”

Revelation 20:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

1 Corinthians 1:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Acts 3:19-21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Christ appointed for you, Jesus, whom heaven must receive until the time for restoring all the things about which God spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets long ago.

Matthew 24:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?”

Habakkuk 2:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.”

Daniel 11:22-23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Armies shall be utterly swept away before him and broken, even the prince of the covenant. And from the time that an alliance is made with him he shall act deceitfully, and he shall become strong with a small people.

Jeremiah 46:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Who is this, rising like the Nile, like rivers whose waters surge?

Jeremiah 23:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts concerning the prophets: “Behold, I will feed them with bitter food and give them poisoned water to drink, for from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has gone out into all the land.”

Isaiah 59:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So they shall fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come like a rushing stream, which the wind of the Lord drives.

Psalm 104:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills;

Psalm 104:1-35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent. He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot; he rides on the wings of the wind; he makes his messengers winds, his ministers a flaming fire. He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved. ...

Psalm 74:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You split open springs and brooks; you dried up ever-flowing streams.

Psalm 66:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He turned the sea into dry land; they passed through the river on foot. There did we rejoice in him,

Psalm 29:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord sits enthroned over the flood; the Lord sits enthroned as king forever.

Job 28:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He opens shafts in a valley away from where anyone lives; they are forgotten by travelers; they hang in the air, far away from mankind; they swing to and fro.

Job 14:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As waters fail from a lake and a river wastes away and dries up,

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Joshua 24:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.

Leviticus 25:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then you shall sound the loud trumpet on the tenth day of the seventh month. On the Day of Atonement you shall sound the trumpet throughout all your land.

Exodus 7:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the fish in the Nile died, and the Nile stank, so that the Egyptians could not drink water from the Nile. There was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 11:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

These are the generations of Shem. When Shem was 100 years old, he fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood.

Genesis 10:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

These are the clans of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, in their nations, and from these the nations spread abroad on the earth after the flood.

Genesis 9:28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

After the flood Noah lived 350 years.

Genesis 8:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He waited another seven days, and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark.

Genesis 8:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated,

Genesis 7:21-23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind. Everything on the dry land in whose nostrils was the breath of life died. He blotted out every living thing that was on the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens. They were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ark.

Genesis 7:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.

Genesis 7:17-20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The flood continued forty days on the earth. The waters increased and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth. The waters prevailed and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the face of the waters. And the waters prevailed so mightily on the earth that all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered. The waters prevailed above the mountains, covering them fifteen cubits deep.

Genesis 7:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened.

Genesis 7:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came upon the earth.

Genesis 7:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Noah did all that the Lord had commanded him.

Genesis 6:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him.

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