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Genesis 7 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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(Luk 17:26, 27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:1 - Then the LORD said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:2 - Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals, the male and his mate; and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male and his mate;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - and seven pairs of the birds of the air also, male and female, to keep their kind alive upon the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:4 - For in seven days I will send rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living thing that I have made I will blot out from the face of the ground."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:5 - And Noah did all that the LORD had commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:6 - Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:7 - And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons' wives with him went into the ark, to escape the waters of the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:8 - Of clean animals, and of animals that are not clean, and of birds, and of everything that creeps on the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - two and two, male and female, went into the ark with Noah, as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:10 - And after seven days the waters of the flood 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 forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:12 - And rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - On the very same day Noah and his sons, Shem and Ham and Japheth, 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 according to its kind, and all the cattle according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth according to its kind, and every bird according to its kind, every bird of every sort.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:15 - They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - And they that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him; and the LORD shut him in.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:17 - The flood continued forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:18 - The waters prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark floated on the face of the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:19 - And the waters prevailed so mightily upon the earth that all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - the waters prevailed above the mountains, covering them fifteen cubits deep.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:21 - And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, birds, cattle, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm upon the earth, and every man;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - everything on the dry land in whose nostrils was the breath of life died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:23 - He blotted out every living thing that was upon the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the air; they were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those that were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - And the waters prevailed upon the earth a hundred and fifty days.
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