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.
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;
and from the birds in the sky as well, take seven pairs, male and female, so that their offspring will survive throughout the earth.
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."
Noah did everything the LORD commanded him.
Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters arrived on earth.
Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives with him entered the ark to escape the floodwaters.
From the clean and unclean animals, from the birds and everything crawling on the ground,