Genesis 9:8

8 Then God told Noah and his sons,

Genesis 9:8 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 9:8

And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him
Not only what is contained in the preceding verses, but in the subsequent ones:

as follows.

Genesis 9:8 In-Context

6 If anyone takes a human life, that person’s life will also be taken by human hands. For God made human beings in his own image.
7 Now be fruitful and multiply, and repopulate the earth.”
8 Then God told Noah and his sons,
9 “I hereby confirm my covenant with you and your descendants,
10 and with all the animals that were on the boat with you—the birds, the livestock, and all the wild animals—every living creature on earth.
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