Genesis 6:15-17 NIV

15 This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be 450 feet long, 75 feet wide and 45 feet high.a

References for Genesis 6:15

    • d 6:15 - Hebrew "300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits high" (about 140 meters long, 23 meters wide and 13.5 meters high)
      16 Make a roof for it and finishb the ark to within 18 inchesc of the top. Put a door in the side of the ark and make lower, middle and upper decks.

      References for Genesis 6:16

        • e 6:16 - Or "Make an opening for light by finishing"
        • f 6:16 - Hebrew "a cubit" (about 0.5 meter)
          17 I am going to bring floodwaters1 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.2

          References for Genesis 6:17