Genesis 7 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The LORD said to Noah, "Go into the ark with your whole household, because among this generation I've seen that you are a moral man. 1 The LORD then said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation.
2 From every clean animal, take seven pairs, a male and his mate; and from every unclean animal, take one pair, a male and his mate; 2 Take with you seven of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and two of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate,
3 and from the birds in the sky as well, take seven pairs, male and female, so that their offspring will survive throughout the earth. 3 and also seven of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive throughout the earth.
4 In seven days from now I will send rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights. I will wipe off from the fertile land every living thing that I have made." 4 Seven days from now I will send rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights, and I will wipe from the face of the earth every living creature I have made."
5 Noah did everything the LORD commanded him. 5 And Noah did all that the LORD commanded him.
6 Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters arrived on earth. 6 Noah was six hundred years old when the floodwaters came on the earth.
7 Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives with him entered the ark to escape the floodwaters. 7 And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons' wives entered the ark to escape the waters of the flood.
8 From the clean and unclean animals, from the birds and everything crawling on the ground, 8 Pairs of clean and unclean animals, of birds and of all creatures that move along the ground,
9 two of each, male and female, went into the ark with Noah, just as God commanded Noah. 9 male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah.
10 After seven days, the floodwaters arrived on the earth. 10 And after the seven days the floodwaters came on the earth.
11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day—on that day all the springs of the deep sea erupted, and the windows in the skies opened. 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, on the seventeenth day of the second month--on that day all the springs of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened.
12 It rained upon the earth forty days and forty nights. 12 And rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.
13 That same day Noah, with his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah's wife, and his sons' three wives, went into the ark. 13 On that very day Noah and his sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth, together with his wife and the wives of his three sons, entered the ark.
14 They and every kind of animal—every kind of livestock, every kind that crawls on the ground, every kind of bird— 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, everything with wings.
15 they came to Noah and entered the ark, two of every creature that breathes. 15 Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life in them came to Noah and entered the ark.
16 Male and female of every creature went in, just as God had commanded him. Then the LORD closed the door behind them. 16 The animals going in were male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD shut him in.
17 The flood remained on the earth for forty days. The waters rose, lifted the ark, and it rode high above the earth. 17 For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.
18 The waters rose and spread out over the earth. The ark floated on the surface of the waters. 18 The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.
19 The waters rose even higher over the earth; they covered all of the highest mountains under the sky. 19 They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.
20 The waters rose twenty-three feet high, covering the mountains. 20 The waters rose and covered the mountains to a depth of more than twenty feet.
21 Every creature took its last breath: the things crawling on the ground, birds, livestock, wild animals, everything swarming on the ground, and every human being. 21 Every living thing that moved on the earth perished--birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind.
22 Everything on dry land with life's breath in its nostrils died. 22 Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
23 God wiped away every living thing that was on the fertile land—from human beings to livestock to crawling things to birds in the sky. They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah and those with him in the ark were left. 23 Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; men and animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds of the air were wiped from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those with him in the ark.
24 The waters rose over the earth for one hundred fifty days. 24 The waters flooded the earth for a hundred and fifty days.