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Genesis 7 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Flood

(Luk 17:26, 27 )
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Then the LORD 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 [fn]seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and his female; and two of the animals that are not clean, a male and his female;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - also of the birds of the sky, [fn]seven pairs, male and female, to keep their [fn]offspring 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 for forty days and forty nights; and I will wipe out from the face of the land every living thing that I have made.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:5 - So Noah acted in accordance with everything that the LORD had commanded him.
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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, his wife, and his sons’ wives with him entered the ark because of the waters of the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:8 - Of clean animals and animals that are not clean and birds and everything that crawls on the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - they all went into the ark to Noah [fn]by twos, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:10 - Now it came about after the seven days, that the waters 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 that day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the [fn]floodgates of the sky were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:12 - The rain [fn]fell upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.
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On this very same day Noah, Shem, 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 animal according to its kind, and all the livestock according to [fn]their kind, and every crawling thing that crawls on the earth according to its kind, and every bird according to its kind, [fn]all sorts of birds.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - So they went into the ark to Noah, by twos of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - Those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and the LORD closed the door behind him.
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Then the flood [fn]came upon the earth for forty days, and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:18 - The water prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark [fn]floated 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 [fn]everywhere under 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 - So all [fn]creatures that moved on the earth perished: birds, livestock, animals, and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, and all mankind;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - of all that was on the dry land, all in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:23 - So He wiped out [fn]every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from mankind to animals, to crawling things, and the birds of the sky, and they were wiped out from the earth; and only Noah was left, together with those that were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - The water prevailed upon the earth for 150 days.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit to
Lit seven seven
Lit seven seven
Lit seed
Lit was
Lit two two
Lit were
Or windows of the heavens
Lit was
Lit its
Lit every bird, every wing
Lit was
Lit went
Lit face
Lit which were under all the heavens
About 23 ft. or 6.7 m
Lit flesh
Lit all existence

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