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Genesis 7 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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The Flood

(Luk 17:26, 27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:1 - 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 [fn]time.
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 [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 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 - Noah did according to all that the LORD 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 - there went into the ark to Noah [fn]by twos, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:10 - It came about 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 the same 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - On the very same 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, [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 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 it behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:17 - 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 - 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 fifteen [fn]cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - All flesh that [fn]moved on the earth perished, birds and cattle and beasts 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 - 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 was left, together with those that were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - The water prevailed upon the earth one hundred and fifty days.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: generation
Literally: to
Literally: seven seven
Literally: heavens
Literally: seven seven
Literally: seed
Literally: was
Literally: two two
Literally: were
Or, windows of the heavens
Literally: was
Literally: its
Literally: every bird, every wing
Literally: was
Literally: went
Literally: face
Literally: which were under all the heavens
I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
Or, crept
Literally: all existence
Literally: heavens

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