Genesis 7:1-6 NIV

1 The LORD then said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and your whole family,1 because I have found you righteous2 in this generation.

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2 Take with you sevena of every kind of clean3 animal, a male and its mate, and two of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate,

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    • a 7:2 - Or "seven pairs"; also in verse 3
      3 and also seven of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive4 throughout the earth.

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      4 Seven days from now I will send rain5 on the earth6 for forty days7 and forty nights,8 and I will wipe from the face of the earth every living creature I have made.9"

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      5 And Noah did all that the LORD commanded him.10

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      6 Noah was six hundred years old11 when the floodwaters came on the earth.

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