Noah's flood


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Noun1.Noah's flood - (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
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
flood, inundation, alluvion, deluge - the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
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In Noah's flood, he despised Noah's Ark; and if ever the world is to be again flooded, like the Netherlands, to kill off its rats, then the eternal whale will still survive, and rearing upon the topmost crest of the equatorial flood, spout his frothed defiance to the skies.
There is his home; there lies his business, which a noah's flood would not interrupt, though it overwhelmed all the millions in China.
Established the previous year by community volunteers with funding from the American Association of University Women & Junior League, Lexington Children's Theatre of Kentucky offers its first show, Noah's Flood. This begins a history marked by educational programs and tours.
This article proposes a revision of the most likely date of Noah's Flood from ca.
They address the biblical film in terms of specific generic constructs and contexts, such as history, science fiction, horror and adventure cinema, comedic films, East Asian cinema, films on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, American and German cinema during and after World War II, and Italian Westerns; films in the context of theories, including film theory, affect criticism, gender and sexuality, queer theory, post-colonialism, American slavery and violence, and the theory of Gilles Deleuze, in films like The Passion of the Christ, The Sweet Hereafter, Son of Man, and Dogville; and specific biblical cinematic texts or themes, including Noah's flood, The Prince of Egypt, Exodus: Gods and Kings, the Book of Esther, Last Days in the Desert, Quarantine, Su Re, Salome, and Ben-Hur.
Edward Ecclestone's opera Noah's Flood or The Destruction of the World was first published in 1679 (Arber 1:370).
But theorists suggest its roots may be biblical and that it was the day on which Eve bit the apple and Noah's Flood began.
Here is some of what is revealed in this extraordinary and beautifully illustrated study: Zeus' and Hera's connection to the serpent-entwined apple tree; Cain killing Abel depicted on the Parthenon; Seth-men depicted as Centaurs who seize Cain-women as their wives; The unique Greek depiction of Noah's Flood; The Cain-woman who survived the Flood as Ham's wife; The true landing site of Noah's ark in the mountains of Ararat; Naamah reconsecrating her grandson Nimrod to the way of Cain; Nimrod/Herakles usurping the authority of Noah; The Genesis serpent transfigured into Zeus; The Altar of Zeus in Pergamum as the throne of Satan in the Book of Revelation; The post-Flood Canaanite onslaught against the line of Seth; The true identity of the Amazons.
This is, thankfully, not one of those books that attempts to find scientific explanations for, say, Noah's flood or the parting of the Red Sea.
For example, "Noah's flood" happened about 15,000 years ago, a natural phenomenon of global warming and climate change, probably the result of a series of volcanic eruptions over a long period.
The faulting of seafloor springs triggered the year-long global Noah's flood (See Genesis 7:11);