Genesis 7 New King James Version (NKJV) The Great Flood. 2 You shall take with you seven each of every (E)clean animal, a male and his female; (F)two each of animals that are unclean, a male and his female; 3 also seven each of birds of the air, male and female, to keep [a]the species alive on the face of all the earth. [a][b] (AB) 21 Every living thing that moved on land perished—birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind. 15 Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life in them came to Noah and entered the ark. 10 And it came to pass after seven days that … 16 So those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in (S)as God had commanded him; and the Lord shut him in. 8 Pairs of clean and unclean(M) animals, of birds and of all creatures that move along the ground, 9 male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah. 4 For after (G)seven more days I will cause it to rain on the earth (H)forty days and forty nights, and I will [b]destroy from the face of the earth all living things that I have made.” 5 (I)And Noah did according to all that the Lord commanded him. ( K) So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood. All rights reserved worldwide. A male and a female of every kind of animal and bird, whether ritually clean or unclean, went into the boat with Noah, as God had commanded. 7 Then the (B)Lord said to Noah, (C)“Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that (D)you are righteous before Me in this generation. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Noah was six hundred years old when the flood came on the earth. The flood was increasing for forty days. 18 The waters prevailed and greatly increased on the earth, (U)and the ark moved about on the surface of the waters. 8:28; Is. 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered. The waters increased and lifted up the ark, and it rose high above the earth. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 2:5, Gen. 6:9; Ps. They were destroyed from the earth. 21 (V)And all flesh died that moved on [c]the earth: birds and cattle and beasts and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, and every man. Only (X)Noah and those who were with him in the ark remained alive. (V) 14 They had with them every wild animal according to its kind, all livestock according to their kinds, every creature that moves along the ground according to its kind and every bird according to its kind,(W) everything with wings. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 15 And they (R)went into the ark to Noah, two by two, of all flesh in which is the breath of life. 26:19, Matt. (AC) 22 Everything on dry land that had the breath of life(AD) in its nostrils died. 20 The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered. 10 And it came to pass after seven days that the waters of the flood were on the earth. 7 Then the Lord said to Noah, “Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation. 24:38; Luke 17:26; Heb. 13 On the very same day Noah and Noah’s sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and Noah’s wife and the three wives of his sons with them, entered the ark— 14 (P)they and every beast after its kind, all cattle after their kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, every bird of every (Q)sort. (X) 16 The animals going in were male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. 33:18; Prov. 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, on (L)that day all (M)the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the (N)windows of heaven were opened. 7 (K)So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood. That is, about 23 feet or about 6.8 meters, Matt. The story tells of God's decision to return the Earth to its pre-creation state of watery chaos and then remake it in a reversal of creation. 23 So He destroyed all living things which were on the face of the ground: both man and cattle, creeping thing and bird of the air. 18 The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water. 23 Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; people and animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds were wiped from the earth. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 7 The Lord then said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and your whole family,(A) because I have found you righteous(B) in this generation. 6 Noah was six hundred years old(K) when the floodwaters came on the earth. The Flood Verses 17-20. 2:9, Gen. 6:18; 7:1, 13; Matt. 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered. The waters increased and lifted up the ark, and it rose high above the earth. 8 Of clean animals, of animals that are unclean, of birds, and of everything that creeps on the earth, 9 two by two they went into the ark to Noah, male and female, as God had commanded Noah. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. (I)”, 5 And Noah did all that the Lord commanded him.(J). 26:19, Matt. New King James Version (NKJV), Matt. 12 And rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.(T). six hundred years old when the floodwaters were on the earth. 24 (Y)And the waters prevailed on the earth one hundred and fifty days. 17 (T)Now the flood was on the earth forty days. When the flood thus increased, Noah's ark was lifted up, and the waters which broke … 10 And it came to pass after seven days that the waters of the flood were on the earth. All rights reserved. There is no place on earth so high as to set men out of the reach of God's judgments. 11:7; 1 Pet. The Great Flood. 24:38, 39; Luke 17:26, 27; Heb. 13 On that very day Noah and his sons,(U) Shem, Ham and Japheth, together with his wife and the wives of his three sons, entered the ark. 7 And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives entered the ark(L) to escape the waters of the flood. 24:38; Luke 17:27, Gen. 8:2; Prov. 33:18; Prov. 12 (O)And the rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights. God's hand will find out all his enemies, (Psalms 21:8). 24:38, 39; Luke 17:26, 27; Heb. 22 All in (W)whose nostrils was the breath [d]of the spirit of life, all that was on the dry land, died. (Y) Then the Lord shut him in. 13 On the very same day Noah and Noah’s sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and Noah’s wife and the three wives of his sons with them, entered the ark— 14 (P)they and every beast after its kind, all cattle after their kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, every bird of every (Q)sort. 17 For forty days(Z) the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth. 51:10; Ezek. 2 Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean(C) animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate, 3 and also seven pairs of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive(D) throughout the earth. 11:7; 1 Pet. Only (X)Noah and those who were with him in the ark remained alive. The waters rose so high, that the tops of the highest mountains were overflowed more than twenty feet. 17 (T)Now the flood was on the earth forty days. 11:7; 1 Pet. 6 Noah was (J)six hundred years old when the floodwaters were on the earth. 10:9; 2 Pet. 8 Of clean animals, of animals that are unclean, of birds, and of everything that creeps on the earth, 9 two by two they went into the ark to Noah, male and female, as God had commanded Noah. 7 (K)So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood. 22 All in (W)whose nostrils was the breath [d]of the spirit of life, all that was on the dry land, died. 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, on (L)that day all (M)the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the (N)windows of heaven were opened. The Genesis flood narrative is a flood myth found in the Tanakh (chapters 6–9 in the Book of Genesis). 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