Genesis 7 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The LORD said to Noah, "Go into the ship with your whole family because I have seen that you alone are righteous among the people of today. 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 Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal (a male and a female of each) and one pair of every kind of unclean animal (a male and a female). 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 Also, take seven pairs of every kind of bird (a male and a female of each) to preserve animal life all over the earth after the flood. 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 I will send rain to the earth for 40 days and 40 nights. I will wipe off the face of the earth every living creature 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 So Noah did everything that the LORD commanded him. 5 And Noah did all that the LORD commanded him.
6 Noah was 600 years old when the flood came to the 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 went into the ship 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 Clean and unclean animals, birds, and creatures that crawl on the ground 8 Pairs of clean and unclean animals, of birds and of all creatures that move along the ground,
9 came to Noah to go into the ship in pairs (a male and female of each) as God had commanded Noah. 9 male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah.
10 Seven days later the flood came on the earth. 10 And after the seven days the floodwaters came on the earth.
11 On the seventeenth day of the second month of the six hundredth year of Noah's life, all the deep springs burst open. The sky 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 and rain came pouring down on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights. 12 And rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.
13 On that same day Noah and his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, as well as Noah's wife and his three daughters-in-law went into the ship. 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 had with them every type of wild animal, every type of domestic animal, every type of creature that crawls on the earth, and every type of bird (every creature with wings). 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 A pair of every living, breathing animal came to Noah to go into the ship. 15 Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life in them came to Noah and entered the ark.
16 A male and a female of every animal went in as God had commanded Noah. 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 continued for 40 days on the earth. The water increased and lifted the ship so that it rose high above the ground. 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 As the water rose and became very deep, the ship floated on top of the water. 18 The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.
19 The water rose very high above the earth. It covered all the high mountains everywhere under the sky. 19 They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.
20 It rose 23 feet above the mountaintops. 20 The waters rose and covered the mountains to a depth of more than twenty feet.
21 Every creature that crawls on the earth died, including birds, domestic and wild animals, and everything that swarms over the earth, along with every human. 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 (every living, breathing creature) died. 22 Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
23 Every living creature on the face of the earth was wiped out. Humans, domestic animals, crawling creatures, and birds were wiped off the earth. Only Noah and those with him in the ship 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 floodwaters were on the earth for 150 days. 24 The waters flooded the earth for a hundred and fifty days.