Noah (Noh´uh)

Tthe son of Lamech (Gen 5:28-29); the grandson of Methuselah; and the ninth descendant from Adam via Seth. The story of Noah is found in (Gen 6-9). Noah and his household are the sole human survivors of the Flood, which God brought upon the world to punish human sin. Noah, sole righteous man of his era (Gen 5:9, Gen 7:6 cf. Gen 6:8), was chosen, with his entourage, to perpetuate life on earth. Noah is also mentioned several times in the NT (Matt 24:27-28; Luke 3:36; Heb 11:7). 1 Peter compares Noah’s deliverance from flood waters to the deliverance from sin through Christian baptism (1Pet 3:20-21).

Gen 5:28-29

28When Lamech had lived one hundred eighty-two years, he became the father of a son;29he named him Noah, saying, “Out of the ground that the Lord has cursed thi ... View more

Gen 6-9

The Wickedness of Humankind
1When people began to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters were born to them,2the sons of God saw that they were fair; ... View more

Gen 5:9

9When Enosh had lived ninety years, he became the father of Kenan.

Gen 7:6

6Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came on the earth.

Gen 6:8

8But Noah found favor in the sight of the Lord.

Matt 24:27-28

27For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.28Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures ... View more

Luke 3:36

36son of Cainan, son of Arphaxad, son of Shem, son of Noah, son of Lamech,

Heb 11:7

7By faith Noah, warned by God about events as yet unseen, respected the warning and built an ark to save his household; by this he condemned the world and becam ... View more

1Pet 3:20-21

20who in former times did not obey, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were ... View more

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