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Genesis 7 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Noah and the Flood

(Luk 17:26, 27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:1 -

Then Yahweh said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous before Me in this generation.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - “You shall take [fn]with you of every clean animal [fn]by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean, two, a male and his female;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - also of the birds of the [fn]sky, [fn]by sevens, male and female, to keep their seed alive on the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:4 - “For after seven more days, I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and I will blot out from the face of the land every living thing that I have made.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:5 - And Noah did according to all that Yahweh had commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:6 -

Now Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of water [fn]came upon the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:7 - Then Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives with him entered the ark because of the water of the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:8 - Of clean animals and animals that are not clean and birds and everything that creeps on the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - [fn]by twos they came to Noah into the ark, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:10 - Now it happened after the seven days, that the water of the flood [fn]came upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on this day all the fountains of the great deep split open, and the [fn]floodgates of the sky were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:12 - Then the rain [fn]came upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 -

On this very day Noah and Shem and Ham and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah’s wife and the three wives of his sons with them, entered the ark,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:14 - they and every beast after its kind, and all the cattle after [fn]their kind, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind—every [fn]fowl, every winged creature.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - So they came to Noah into the ark, by twos of all flesh in which was the breath of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and Yahweh closed it behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:17 -

Then the flood [fn]came upon the earth for forty days, and the water multiplied and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:18 - And the water prevailed and multiplied greatly upon the earth, and the ark went on the [fn]surface of the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:19 - And the water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains under all the heavens were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The water prevailed [fn]fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - And all flesh that [fn]moved on the earth breathed its last, that is birds and cattle and beasts and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, as well as all mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life—of all that was on the dry land—died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:23 - Thus He blotted out [fn]every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the [fn]sky, and they were blotted out from the earth; and only Noah remained, and those that were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - And the water prevailed upon the earth 150 days.
LSB Footnotes
Lit to
Lit seven seven
Lit heavens
Lit seven seven
Lit was
Lit two two
Lit were
Or windows of the heavens
Lit was
Lit its
Lit bird
Lit was
Lit face
Approx. 22.5 ft. or 6.75 m
Or crept
Lit all existence
Lit heavens

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