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Genesis 6

Overview

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

Verse 1

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to multiply: Genesis 1:28

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 8:18 - his wife Malachi 2:11 - and hath Matthew 24:37 - General 2 Peter 2:5 - spared

Verse 2

the sons: Genesis 4:26, Exodus 4:22, Exodus 4:23, Deuteronomy 14:1, Psalms 82:6, Psalms 82:7, Isaiah 63:16, Malachi 2:11, John 8:41, John 8:42, Romans 9:7, Romans 9:8, 2 Corinthians 6:18

saw: 2 Peter 2:14

that they: Genesis 3:6, Genesis 39:6, Genesis 39:7, 2 Samuel 11:2, Job 31:1, 1 John 2:16

and they: Genesis 24:3, Genesis 27:46, Exodus 34:16, Deuteronomy 7:3, Deuteronomy 7:4, Joshua 23:12, Joshua 23:13, Ezra 9:1, Ezra 9:2, Ezra 9:12, Nehemiah 13:24-27, Malachi 2:15, 1 Corinthians 7:39, 2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:14 - beheld Genesis 13:10 - and beheld Genesis 24:37 - And my Genesis 26:35 - Which Genesis 28:1 - Thou shalt Genesis 34:2 - saw her Genesis 34:9 - General Genesis 38:2 - saw Deuteronomy 21:11 - desire Joshua 7:21 - I saw Judges 14:1 - Timnath 1 Samuel 9:2 - choice 2 Samuel 13:1 - a fair sister 1 Kings 11:1 - loved 1 Kings 16:31 - took to wife Ecclesiastes 2:10 - whatsoever Ecclesiastes 11:9 - in the sight Ezekiel 23:16 - as soon as she saw them with her eyes Matthew 24:38 - they

Verse 3

My: Numbers 11:17, Nehemiah 9:30, Isaiah 5:4, Isaiah 63:10, Jeremiah 11:7, Jeremiah 11:11, Acts 7:51, Galatians 5:16, Galatians 5:17, 1 Thessalonians 5:19, 1 Peter 3:18-20, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15

is: Psalms 78:39, John 3:6, Romans 8:1-13, Galatians 5:16-24, 1 Peter 3:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:4 - after Genesis 7:4 - For Exodus 4:21 - I will harden Deuteronomy 7:3 - General 2 Kings 13:23 - presence Psalms 51:11 - take Psalms 81:12 - I gave Proverbs 1:28 - shall they Jeremiah 44:22 - could Daniel 4:29 - end Matthew 16:4 - And he Ephesians 4:30 - grieve Hebrews 1:1 - at

Verse 4

giants: Numbers 13:33, Deuteronomy 2:20, Deuteronomy 2:21, Deuteronomy 3:11, 1 Samuel 17:4, 2 Samuel 21:15-22

after: Genesis 6:3

men of: Genesis 11:4, Numbers 16:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 6:13 - filled Genesis 10:9 - a mighty Genesis 19:31 - to come Genesis 24:3 - that Genesis 38:2 - took Deuteronomy 14:1 - the children Judges 15:1 - I will go 2 Samuel 16:21 - Go in 2 Samuel 21:16 - of the sons 1 Chronicles 4:38 - mentioned by their names 1 Chronicles 12:30 - famous 2 Chronicles 22:3 - his mother Job 26:5 - Dead things Psalms 52:1 - O mighty Revelation 11:13 - men

Verse 5

God: Genesis 13:13, Genesis 18:20, Genesis 18:21, Psalms 14:1-4, Psalms 53:2, Romans 1:28-31, Romans 3:9-19

every imagination: or, the whole imagination, The Hebrew word signifies not only the imagination, but also the purposes and desires. Genesis 8:21, Deuteronomy 29:19, Job 15:16, Proverbs 6:18, Ecclesiastes 7:29, Ecclesiastes 9:3, Jeremiah 17:9, Ezekiel 8:9, Ezekiel 8:12, Matthew 15:19, Mark 7:21-23, Ephesians 2:1-3, Titus 3:3

thoughts: Jeremiah 4:14

continually: Heb. every day

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 11:6 - imagined Deuteronomy 31:21 - I know 1 Chronicles 28:9 - the imaginations 1 Chronicles 29:18 - in the imagination 2 Chronicles 22:3 - his mother Job 1:5 - in their hearts Job 22:15 - the old way Psalms 10:4 - thoughts Psalms 17:4 - works Psalms 24:4 - pure Psalms 52:1 - O mighty Psalms 53:1 - Corrupt Proverbs 10:20 - the heart Proverbs 21:8 - way Proverbs 24:9 - thought Proverbs 27:19 - so Isaiah 55:7 - his thoughts Isaiah 65:2 - after Jeremiah 9:14 - walked Jeremiah 16:12 - evil Jeremiah 18:12 - we will walk Jeremiah 44:22 - could Ezekiel 24:12 - her great Ezekiel 28:15 - till iniquity Hosea 10:9 - did Matthew 7:11 - being Matthew 7:13 - for Luke 1:51 - the imagination Luke 11:13 - being Luke 11:39 - but John 3:6 - born of the flesh Romans 1:21 - but became Romans 5:13 - until Romans 7:18 - that in me Ephesians 2:3 - by James 1:14 - when James 4:5 - The spirit 1 Peter 3:20 - sometime

Verse 6

repented: Exodus 32:14, Numbers 23:19, Deuteronomy 32:36, 1 Samuel 15:11, 1 Samuel 15:29, 2 Samuel 24:16, 1 Chronicles 21:15, Psalms 106:45, Psalms 110:4, Jeremiah 18:8-10, Jeremiah 26:19, Hosea 11:8, Jonah 3:10, Malachi 3:6, Romans 11:29, Hebrews 6:17, Hebrews 6:18, James 1:17

grieved: Deuteronomy 5:29, Deuteronomy 32:29, Psalms 78:40, Psalms 81:13, Psalms 95:10, Psalms 119:158, Isaiah 48:18, Isaiah 63:10, Ezekiel 33:11, Luke 19:41, Luke 19:42, Ephesians 4:30, Hebrews 3:10, Hebrews 3:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:21 - General Exodus 32:12 - repent Judges 2:18 - it repented Judges 10:16 - his soul 1 Samuel 15:35 - repented Job 10:8 - yet thou Psalms 53:1 - Corrupt Psalms 90:3 - Thou Proverbs 21:8 - way Ecclesiastes 7:29 - they Isaiah 27:11 - therefore Jeremiah 45:4 - that which Ezekiel 28:15 - till iniquity Mark 3:5 - grieved Luke 11:13 - being Romans 3:12 - become Romans 5:13 - until

Verse 7

I will: Psalms 24:1, Psalms 24:2, Psalms 37:20, Proverbs 10:27, Proverbs 16:4

both man, and beast: Heb. from man unto beast, Jeremiah 4:22-27, Jeremiah 12:3, Jeremiah 12:4, Hosea 4:3, Zephaniah 1:3, Romans 3:20-22

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:17 - shall die Genesis 7:4 - destroy Genesis 7:21 - General Job 10:8 - yet thou Psalms 33:6 - By the Psalms 90:3 - Thou Isaiah 27:11 - therefore Jeremiah 21:6 - I will Jeremiah 45:4 - that which Jeremiah 50:3 - both Ezekiel 14:13 - and will cut Ezekiel 25:13 - and will Ezekiel 29:8 - cut Amos 9:8 - and I Romans 3:12 - become

Verse 8

Genesis 19:19, Exodus 33:12-17, Psalms 84:11, Psalms 145:20, Proverbs 3:4, Proverbs 8:35, Proverbs 12:2, Jeremiah 31:2, Luke 1:30, Acts 7:46, Romans 4:4, Romans 11:6, 1 Corinthians 15:10, Galatians 1:15, 2 Timothy 1:18, Titus 2:11, Titus 3:7, Hebrews 4:16, 2 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:29 - he called Genesis 6:12 - God Genesis 38:7 - wicked Exodus 33:17 - thou hast 2 Samuel 14:22 - I have found 1 Chronicles 1:4 - Noah Song of Solomon 8:10 - then Ezekiel 14:14 - Noah Luke 3:36 - Noe

Verse 9

These: Genesis 2:4, Genesis 5:1, Genesis 10:1

just: Genesis 7:1, Job 12:4, Proverbs 4:18, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Ezekiel 14:14, Ezekiel 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, 2 Chronicles 25:2, Job 1:1, Job 1:8, Psalms 37:37, Luke 1:6, Philippians 3:9-15

and Noah: Genesis 5:22, Genesis 5:24, Genesis 17:1, Genesis 48:15, 1 Kings 3:6, Luke 1:6, 1 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:29 - he called Genesis 9:21 - and was Genesis 24:40 - before Genesis 25:27 - a plain man Genesis 37:2 - the generations Leviticus 26:12 - I will Deuteronomy 18:13 - Thou shalt 2 Samuel 22:24 - upright 1 Chronicles 1:4 - Noah Job 2:3 - Hast thou Isaiah 38:3 - I have Amos 3:3 - General Malachi 2:6 - he walked Matthew 1:19 - a just Matthew 19:21 - If

Verse 10

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Shem: Genesis 5:32

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:13 - and Shem 1 Chronicles 1:4 - Shem

Verse 11

before: Genesis 7:1, Genesis 10:9, Genesis 13:13, 2 Chronicles 34:27, Luke 1:6, Romans 2:13, Romans 3:19

filled: Psalms 11:5, Psalms 55:9, Psalms 140:11, Isaiah 60:18, Jeremiah 6:7, Ezekiel 8:17, Ezekiel 28:16, Hosea 4:1, Hosea 4:2, Habakkuk 1:2, Habakkuk 2:8, Habakkuk 2:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:13 - filled Exodus 32:7 - corrupted Deuteronomy 9:12 - corrupted 1 Samuel 2:17 - before Job 22:15 - the old way Psalms 14:1 - They are Psalms 17:4 - works Psalms 53:1 - Corrupt Ecclesiastes 7:10 - wisely Ecclesiastes 7:29 - they Isaiah 24:5 - defiled Isaiah 59:6 - their works Ezekiel 12:19 - because Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Zechariah 5:2 - the length Acts 21:35 - for Romans 5:13 - until

Verse 12

God: Genesis 6:8, Genesis 18:21, Job 33:27, Psalms 14:2, Psalms 33:13, Psalms 33:14, Psalms 53:2, Psalms 53:3, Proverbs 15:3

for all: Genesis 6:4, Genesis 6:5, Genesis 7:1, Genesis 7:21, Genesis 9:12, Genesis 9:16, Genesis 9:17, Job 22:15-17, Luke 3:6, 1 Peter 3:19, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:13 - filled Exodus 23:2 - follow Exodus 32:7 - corrupted Deuteronomy 5:26 - all flesh Deuteronomy 9:12 - corrupted Deuteronomy 32:5 - They have corrupted themselves Psalms 10:5 - His Psalms 12:1 - godly Psalms 14:1 - They are Proverbs 21:8 - way Ecclesiastes 7:10 - wisely Ecclesiastes 7:29 - they Jeremiah 45:5 - I will bring Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Zephaniah 3:7 - corrupted Matthew 7:13 - for John 3:6 - born of the flesh Acts 2:17 - all Acts 21:35 - for

Verse 13

The end: Jeremiah 51:13, Ezekiel 7:2-6, Amos 8:2, 1 Peter 4:7

filled: Genesis 6:4, Genesis 6:11, Genesis 6:12, Genesis 49:5, Hosea 4:1, Hosea 4:2

and behold: Genesis 6:17

with: or, from, Genesis 7:23

the earth: Jeremiah 4:23-28, Hebrews 11:7, 2 Peter 3:6, 2 Peter 3:7, 2 Peter 3:10-12

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:4 - destroy Genesis 7:21 - General 2 Samuel 4:11 - from Job 12:15 - he sendeth Ezekiel 8:17 - for Amos 3:7 - but Romans 8:20 - the creature Hebrews 1:1 - at 1 Peter 3:20 - sometime

Verse 14

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Make: Matthew 24:38, Luke 17:27, 1 Peter 3:20

rooms: Heb. nests

shalt pitch: Exodus 2:3

Verse 15

cubits: Genesis 7:20, Deuteronomy 3:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:19 - General

Verse 16

window: Genesis 8:6, 2 Samuel 6:16, 2 Kings 9:30

the door: Genesis 7:16, Luke 13:25

with: Ezekiel 41:16, Ezekiel 42:3

Verse 17

behold: Genesis 6:13, Genesis 7:4, Genesis 7:21-23, Genesis 9:9, Exodus 14:17, Leviticus 26:28, Deuteronomy 32:39, Psalms 29:10, Isaiah 51:12, Ezekiel 5:8, Ezekiel 6:3, Ezekiel 34:11, Ezekiel 34:20, Hosea 5:14, 2 Peter 2:5

bring: Genesis 7:4, Genesis 7:17, Genesis 7:21-23, Job 22:16, Psalms 29:10, Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Psalms 107:34, Isaiah 54:9, Amos 9:6, Matthew 24:39, Luke 17:27, Hebrews 11:7, 1 Peter 3:20

is the: Genesis 2:7, Genesis 7:15

shall die: Genesis 6:7, Psalms 107:34, Romans 5:12-14, Romans 5:21, Romans 6:23, Romans 8:20-22

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:10 - waters Genesis 7:11 - all Genesis 7:22 - breath of life Genesis 8:21 - curse Numbers 18:6 - And I Judges 5:3 - even I Job 12:10 - the breath Job 12:15 - he sendeth Job 14:19 - washest Job 36:31 - by Psalms 146:4 - His breath Isaiah 8:7 - the Lord bringeth Isaiah 27:3 - I the Isaiah 34:16 - my mouth Jeremiah 23:39 - even I Jeremiah 35:17 - Behold

Verse 18

establish: Genesis 9:9, Genesis 9:11, Genesis 17:4, Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:21

come: Genesis 7:1, Genesis 7:7, Genesis 7:13, Isaiah 26:20, Hebrews 11:7, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:4 - established Leviticus 26:9 - establish

Verse 19

The cubit being nearly 22 inches, and the ark being 300 cubits in length, 50 in breadth, and 30 in height - Genesis 6:15, its size was equal to 547 feet long, 91 feet broad, and 54 feet high; and it is computed to had been 81,062 tons burthen. These dimensions were sufficient to contain all the persons and animals in it, and food for more than a year.

two: Genesis 7:2, Genesis 7:3, Genesis 7:8, Genesis 7:9, Genesis 7:15, Genesis 7:16, Genesis 8:17, Psalms 36:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:25 - Thou hast

Verse 20

fowls: Genesis 1:20-24, Acts 10:11, Acts 10:12

two: Genesis 1:28, Genesis 2:19, Genesis 7:8-16, John 5:40

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - great Genesis 1:24 - Let Genesis 7:15 - General

Verse 21

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

Verse 22

Genesis 7:5, Genesis 7:9, Genesis 7:16, Genesis 17:23, Exodus 40:16, Exodus 40:19, Exodus 40:21, Exodus 40:23, Exodus 40:25, Exodus 40:27, Exodus 40:32, Deuteronomy 12:32, Matthew 7:24-27, John 2:5, John 15:14, Hebrews 11:7, Hebrews 11:8, 1 John 5:3, 1 John 5:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:20 - And they Exodus 7:6 - General Numbers 9:5 - according 2 Samuel 24:19 - as the Lord 1 Kings 17:15 - did according 1 Chronicles 14:16 - did as God Matthew 1:24 - did Matthew 2:21 - General Matthew 21:6 - and did Luke 3:36 - Noe John 13:17 - happy Acts 12:9 - he went

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 6". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-6.html.