...For the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground;For any who don't have any idea what that would be like - I encourage you to check out San Francisco to get the gist of it!
but a mist went up from the earth and watered the whole face of the ground.
Many believe, since there's no more mention of rain until Noah, that the rains of the Flood were the first that the world ever experienced. That would make Noah's display of faith that much more impressive!
God: Noah, I want you to build a boat. It's going to rain for forty days and forty nights.
Noah: You got it. What's rain?