Genesis 6:7-17 NIV

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.”

References for Genesis 6:7

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

References for Genesis 6:8

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.

References for Genesis 6:9

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

References for Genesis 6:10

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

References for Genesis 6:11

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

References for Genesis 6:12

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.

References for Genesis 6:13

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

References for Genesis 6:14

    • } 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

      References for Genesis 6:15

        • ~ 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.

          References for Genesis 6:16

            •  6:16 - That is, about 18 inches or about 45 centimeters
            • € 6:16 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
              17 I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish.

              References for Genesis 6:17