HyperDic: the_flood

English > 1 sense of the expression the Flood:
NOUNphenomenonthe Flood, Noah's flood, Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood(Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah
English > the Flood: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaning(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.
SynonymsNoah's flood, Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood
CategoryBible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, WordThe sacred writings of the Christian religions
Broaderflood, inundation, deluge, alluvionThe rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

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