Bible: Genesis 9:8-17

9:8 God said to Noah and his sons, 1  9:9 Look! I now confirm 2  my covenant with you and your descendants after you 3  9:10 and with every living creature that is with you, including the birds, the domestic animals, and every living creature of the earth with you, all those that came out of the ark with you – every living creature of the earth. 4  9:11 I confirm 5  my covenant with you: Never again will all living things 6  be wiped out 7  by the waters of a flood; 8  never again will a flood destroy the earth.”

9:12 And God said, “This is the guarantee 9  of the covenant I am making 10  with you 11  and every living creature with you, a covenant 12  for all subsequent 13  generations: 9:13 I will place 14  my rainbow 15  in the clouds, and it will become 16  a guarantee of the covenant between me and the earth. 9:14 Whenever 17  I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds, 9:15 then I will remember my covenant with you 18  and with all living creatures of all kinds. 19  Never again will the waters become a flood and destroy 20  all living things. 21  9:16 When the rainbow is in the clouds, I will notice it and remember 22  the perpetual covenant between God and all living creatures of all kinds that are on the earth.”

9:17 So God said to Noah, “This is the guarantee of the covenant that I am confirming between me and all living things 23  that are on the earth.”

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