By which means (di wn). The two waters above or the water and the word of God. Mayor against the MSS. reads di ou (singular) and refers it to logwi alone. Being overshadowed (kataklusqei). First aorist passive participle of katakluzw, old compound, here only in N.T., but see kataklusmo in Hebrews 2:5 . With water (udati). Instrumental case of udwr. Perished (apwleto). Second aorist middle indicative of apollumi.