Genesis 7:10

10 After seven days, the waters of the flood came and covered the earth.

Genesis 7:10 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 7:10

And it came to pass after seven days
Were ended, or on the seventh day, after God had given the orders to Noah, to prepare for his going into the ark, with his family, and all the creatures: that the waters of the flood were upon the earth:
that is, they began to be upon the earth; for it continued to rain from hence forty days and forty nights; and still the waters continued to increase, and it was an hundred and fifty days before they began to ebb.

Genesis 7:10 In-Context

8 With them were all the various kinds of animals—those approved for eating and for sacrifice and those that were not—along with all the birds and the small animals that scurry along the ground.
9 They entered the boat in pairs, male and female, just as God had commanded Noah.
10 After seven days, the waters of the flood came and covered the earth.
11 When Noah was 600 years old, on the seventeenth day of the second month, all the underground waters erupted from the earth, and the rain fell in mighty torrents from the sky.
12 The rain continued to fall for forty days and forty nights.