Then the LORDsaid to Noah, "Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be 1righteousbefore Me in thisatime.
"You shall takebwith you of every2cleananimalcby sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not cleantwo, a male and his female;
3also of the birds of the dsky, eby sevens, male and female, to keepfoffspringalive on the face of all the earth.
"For after 3sevenmoredays, I will sendrain on the earth4fortydays and fortynights; and I will blot out from the face of the land5everylivingthing that I have made."
56Noahdid according to all that the LORD had commanded him.
Now Noah was 7sixhundredyearsold when the flood of watergcame upon the earth.