Genesis 7:19-24 TNIV

19 They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.1

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20 The waters rose and covered the mountains to a depth of more than fifteen cubits.a b 2

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    • a 7:20 - That is, about 22 feet or about 6.8 meters
    • b 7:20 - Or "rose more than fifteen cubits, and the mountains were covered"
      21 Every living thing that moved on the earth perished--birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and the entire human race.3

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      22 Everything on dry land that had the breath of life4 in its nostrils died.

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      23 Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; human beings and animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds were wiped from the earth.5 Only Noah was left, and those with him in the ark.6

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      24 The waters flooded the earth for a hundred and fifty days.7

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