Noah's flood


Noah's flood
flood sent by God to destroy an evil world (Biblical)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Noah's flood — noun (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings • Syn: ↑Noachian deluge, ↑Noah and the Flood, ↑the Flood •… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • NOAH — (Heb. נֹחַ), son of Lamech, father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth (Gen. 5:28–29; 6:10; I Chron. 1:4). Noah is described as a righteous and blameless man who walked with God (Gen. 6:9) and whom God decided to save from a universal flood to become the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm — Goats at Noah s Ark Zoo Farm Date opened 1998–1999 Location Wraxall, North Somerset, United Kingdom Land area 100 acres (40 …   Wikipedia

  • flood — (n.) O.E. flod a flowing of water, flood, an overflowing of land by water, Noah s Flood; mass of water, river, sea, wave, from P.Gmc. *flothuz (Cf. O.Fris. flod, O.N. floð, M.Du. vloet, Du. vloed, Ger. Flut, Goth. flodus), from PIE verbal stem… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Noah — This article is about the prophet Noah. For other uses, see Noah (disambiguation). Noah Noah s sacrifice by Daniel Maclise Antediluvian Patriarch, Prophet, Holy Forefather, Constructor of the Ark, Grateful Servant of God , Preacher of Rig …   Wikipedia

  • Flood geology — Part of a series on Creationism History of creationism Neo creationism …   Wikipedia

  • Flood myth — Great Flood redirects here. For other uses, see Great Flood (disambiguation). The Deluge , frontispiece to Gustave Doré s illustrated edition of the Bible. Based on the story of Noah s Ark, this shows humans and a tiger doomed by the flood… …   Wikipedia

  • flood legends —    Some scholars and other observers find it remarkable that the peoples of the ancient Near East had several legends of a great and disastrous flood, all featuring similar events and characters. A notable myth and epic poem, the Atrahasis, for… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Noah and the Flood — noun (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings • Syn: ↑Noah s flood, ↑Noachian deluge, ↑the Flood • Topics …   Useful english dictionary


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