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The story of Noah's times.

The flood of the World 

Noah's Sacrifice on Leaving the Ark (Photo by © Historical Picture Archive). Historical Picture Archive / Getty Images

God saw how great enormity had become and decided to scrub humankind off the face of the earth. But one righteous man among all the people of that time, Noah, found favor in God's eyes.

With very specific pedagogy, God told Noah to build an ark for him and his family in rehearsal for a catastrophic flood that would destroy every living thing on earth. 

God also advised Noah to bring into the ark two of all living creatures, both male and female, and seven pairs of all the clean animals, along with every kind of food to be stored for the animals and his family while on the ark. Noah obeyed everything God instructed him to do.

After Noah and his family had entered the ark, rain fell for forty days and nights. The waters engulfed the earth for a hundred and fifty days, and every living thing was destroyed. As the waters fell, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. Noah and his family continued to wait for almost eight more months while the surface of the earth dried out.

Finally, after an entire year, God invited Noah to come out of the ark. Instantly, Noah built an altar and offered burnt sacrifices with some of the clean animals to give thanks to God for deliverance. 

God was pleased with the offerings and guaranteed never again to destroy all the living creatures as he had just done. Later God established a covenant with Noah: "Never again will there be a flood to demolish the earth." As a sign of this everlasting covenant, God set a rainbow in the sky.

A short Animation movie regarding the flooding of the world during Noah's Times.

👉Noah is the 10th generation offspring of Adam; Noah's grandfather was Methuselah, who is the oldest man documented in the Bible(Genesis5:27). He lived to be 969 years old. some have said that Methuselah died in the flood, but most likely he died right before the events had occurred. In either case, we don't have sufficient details from scripture to know.

👉Noah himself was 599 years old when he had his sons Japheth, Shem, and Ham, at the time of the flood, Noah was 600 years old(Genesis 7:6)

👉Upon stepping on dry land after the flood, Noah first built an altar to God(Genesis 8:20), Noah planted the first vineyard after the flood.


👉After the flood, Noah lived another 350 years, dying at the age of 950 years.