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Genesis 7 :: New English Translation (NET)

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The Flood

(Luk 17:26, 27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:1 - The LORD said to Noah, "Come into the ark, you and all your household, for I consider you godly among this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - You must take with you seven of every kind of clean animal, the male and its mate, two of every kind of unclean animal, the male and its mate,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - and also seven of every kind of bird in the sky, male and female, to preserve their offspring on the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:4 - For in seven days I will cause it to rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights, and I will wipe from the face of the ground every living thing that I have made."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:5 - And Noah did all that the LORD commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:6 - Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters engulfed the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:7 - Noah entered the ark along with his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives because of the floodwaters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:8 - Pairs of clean animals, of unclean animals, of birds, and of everything that creeps along the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - male and female, came into the ark to Noah, just as God had commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:10 - And after seven days the floodwaters engulfed 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 floodgates of the heavens were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:12 - And the rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - On that very day Noah entered the ark, accompanied by his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, along with his wife and his sons' three wives.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:14 - They entered, along with every living creature after its kind, every animal after its kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, everything with wings.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life came into the ark to Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - Those that entered were male and female, just as God commanded him. Then the LORD shut him in.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:17 - The flood engulfed the earth for forty days. As the waters increased, they lifted the ark and raised it above the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:18 - The waters completely overwhelmed the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:19 - The waters completely inundated the earth so that even all the high mountains under the entire sky were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The waters rose more than twenty feet above the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - And all living things that moved on the earth died, including the birds, domestic animals, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all humankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:23 - So the LORD destroyed every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, including people, animals, creatures that creep along the ground, and birds of the sky. They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah and those who were with him in the ark survived.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - The waters prevailed over the earth for 150 days.

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