Genesis 6:6-16 NIV

6 The LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled.

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7 So the LORD said, “I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created—and with them the animals, the birds and the creatures that move along the ground—for I regret that I have made them.”

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8 But Noah found favor in the eyes of the LORD.

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Noah and the Flood

9 This is the account of Noah and his family. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God.

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10 Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham and Japheth.

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11 Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence.

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12 God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways.

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13 So God said to Noah, “I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. I am surely going to destroy both them and the earth.

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14 So make yourself an ark of cypressa wood; make rooms in it and coat it with pitch inside and out.

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    • } 6:14 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      15 This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be three hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.b

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        • ~ 6:15 - That is, about 450 feet long, 75 feet wide and 45 feet high or about 135 meters long, 23 meters wide and 14 meters high
          16 Make a roof for it, leaving below the roof an opening one cubitc high all around.d Put a door in the side of the ark and make lower, middle and upper decks.

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            •  6:16 - That is, about 18 inches or about 45 centimeters
            • € 6:16 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.