Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: the Flood

die Sintflut [bibl.]
Hochwasser. Ein Stück in zwei Akten [lit.] (Günter Grass)


She stood with her figure outlined against the flood of light, one hand upon the door, one half-raised in her eagerness, her body slightly bent, her head and face protruded, with eager eyes and parted lips, a standing question.
It is said, too, that he can only pass running water at the slack or the flood of the tide.
"If God spared not the Old World, but saved Noah the eighth person, a Preacher of righteousnesse, bringing the flood upon the world of the ungodly," &c.
"Whosoever speaketh a word against the Sonne of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not bee forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come:" Where he will have Purgatory to be the World to come, wherein some sinnes may be forgiven, which in this World were not forgiven: notwithstanding that it is manifest, there are but three Worlds; one from the Creation to the Flood, which was destroyed by Water, and is called in Scripture the Old World; another from the Flood to the day of Judgement, which is the Present World, and shall bee destroyed by Fire; and the third, which shall bee from the day of Judgement forward, everlasting, which is called the World To Come; and in which it is agreed by all, there shall be no Purgatory; And therefore the World to come, and Purgatory, are inconsistent.
Scyld then departed to the All-Father’s keeping Warlike to wend him; away then they bare him To the flood of the current, his fond-loving comrades, 30 As himself he had bidden, while the friend of the Scyldings Word-sway wielded, and the well-lovèd land-prince Long did rule them.3 The ring-stemmèd vessel, Bark of the atheling, lay there at anchor, Icy in glimmer and eager for sailing; By his own request, his body is laid on a vessel and wafted seaward.
A many of jewels, Of fretted embossings, from far-lands brought over, Was placed near at hand then; and heard I not ever 40 That a folk ever furnished a float more superbly With weapons of warfare, weeds for the battle, Bills and burnies; on his bosom sparkled Many a jewel that with him must travel On the flush of the flood afar on the current.
Then the waters bare me To the land of the Finns, the flood with the current, I have never heard of your doing any such bold deeds.
Who gazed on the foot-tracks of the inglorious creature His parting from life pained very deeply, How, weary in spirit, off from those regions In combats conquered he carried his traces, 10 Fated and flying, to the flood of the nickers.
Hrothgar discoursed, the hilt he regarded, The ancient heirloom where an old-time contention’s Beginning was graven: the gurgling currents, The flood slew thereafter the race of the giants, 40 They had proved themselves daring: that people was loth to It had belonged to a race hateful to God.
Stone-arches standing, stout-hearted champion, Saw a brook from the barrow bubbling out thenceward: The flood of the fountain was fuming with war-flame: Not nigh to the hoard, for season the briefest 85 Could he brave, without burning, the abyss that was yawning, The drake was so fiery.

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Überflutungsopfer {pl} flood victims
Hochwasserschutz {m} flood protection
Rückflut {f} returning flood
Fluttor {n} flood tide gate
Flut {f} von Klagen [jur.] flood of charges
Wasserspiel {n} [ugs., fig.] (Überschwemmung [z. B. im Bad]) flood
Klagewelle {f} [jur.] flood of lawsuits
Auwald {m} [geogr., ökol.] flood-plain forest
Flut {f} von Gesuchen flood of requests
Flussauen {pl} flood plains