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Flood [EBD]

an event recorded in Gen. 7 and 8. (See DELUGE.) In Josh. 24:2, 3, 14, 15, the word "flood" (R.V., "river") means the river Euphrates. In Ps. 66:6, this word refers to the river Jordan.

Flood [NAVE]

FLOOD, the deluge. Foretold, Gen. 6:13, 17.
History of, Gen. 6-8.
References to, Job 22:16; Psa. 90:5; Matt. 24:38; Luke 17:26, 27; Heb. 11:7; 1 Pet. 3:20; 2 Pet. 2:5.
The promise that it should not recur, Gen. 8:20, 21; Isa. 54:9.
See: Meteorology.




FLOOD - flud: In the King James Version not less than 13 words are rendered "flood," though in the Revised Version (British and American) we find in some passages "river," "stream," "tempest," etc. The word is used for: the deluge of Noah, mabbul (Gen 6:17 ff); kataklusmos (Mt 24:38,39; Lk 17:27); the waters of the Red Sea, nazal (Ex 15:8); the Euphrates, nahar, "Your fathers dwelt of old time on the other side of the flood". (the Revised Version (British and American) "beyond the River" Josh 24:2): the Nile, ye'or, "the flood (the Revised Version (British and American) "River") of Egypt" (Am 8:8); the Jordan, nahar, "They went through the flood (the Revised Version (British and American) "river") on foot" (Ps 66:6); torrent, zerem, "as a flood (the Revised Version (British and American) "tempest") of mighty waters" (Isa 28:2); potamos, "The rain descended and the floods came" (Mt 7:25); plemmura, "When a flood arose, the stream brake against that house" (Lk 6:48).

Figurative: nachal, "The floods of ungodly men (the Revised Version (British and American) "ungodliness," the Revised Version, margin "Hebrew Belial") made me afraid" (2 Sam 22:5; Ps 18:4); also 'or (Am 8:8 (the King James Version)); shibboleth (Ps 69:2); sheTeph (Dan 11:22 (the King James Version)); sheTeph (Ps 32:6 (the King James Version)); potamophoretos (Rev 12:15 (the King James Version)).


Alfred Ely Day

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