April 09, 2009

Genesis 7.6->

Noah was 600 years old when the flood of waters came on the Earth. And Noah with his sons and his wife and his sons' wives went into the ark to escape the waters of the flood. Of clean animals, and animals that are not clean, and of birds, and of everything that creeps on the ground, two and two, male and female, went into the ark with Noah as God had commanded. And after seven days the waters of the flood came on the Earth.

In the 600th year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day, all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened. The rain fell on the Earth forty days and forty nights. On the very same day Noah with his sons, Shem and Ham and Japheth, and Noah's wife and the three wives of his sons entered the ark, they and every wild animal of every kind, and all domestic animals of every kind, and every creeping thing that creeps on the ground, and every bird of every kind--every bird, every winged creature. They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life. And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded; and the Lord shut him in.

The flood continued forty days on the Earth, and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the Earth. The waters swelled and increased greatly on the Earth, and the ark floated on the face of the waters. The waters swelled so mightily that all the high mountains under the whole Heaven were covered; the waters swelled above the mountains, covering them fifteen cubits deep.

And all flesh died that moved on the Earth: birds, domestic animals, wild animals, all swarming creatures that swarm on the Earth, and all human beings; everything on dry land in whose nostrils was the breath of life died. He blotted out every living thing on the face of the ground, human beings and animals and creeping things and birds of the air; they were blotted out from the Earth.

Only Noah was left, and those that were with him on the ark. And the waters swelled on the Earth for 150 days.


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