5 Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
6 Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.
7 At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.
A flood covering mountains is described which could be Noah’s flood but the passage then describes the flood being removed at God’ s command. This is more consistent with an instant command in Genesis 1:2-