Then God said to Noah and his sons with him,
"Understand that I am confirming My covenant with you and your descendants after you,
and with every living creature that is with you-birds, livestock, and all wildlife of the earth that are with you-all the animals of the earth that came out of the ark.
I confirm My covenant with you that never again will all flesh be wiped out by the waters of a deluge; there will never again be a deluge to destroy the earth."
And God said, "This is the sign of the covenant I am making between Me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all future generations:
I have placed My bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.
Whenever I form clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds,
I will remember My covenant between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh: water will never again become a deluge to destroy all flesh.
The bow will be in the clouds, and I will look at it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh on earth."
God said to Noah, "This is the sign of the covenant that I have confirmed between Me and all flesh on earth."