Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Make thee an ark of gopher wood. Thou shall make rooms in the ark, and shall pitch it inside and outside with pitch.

New American Standard Bible

Make for yourself an ark of gopher wood; you shall make the ark with rooms, and shall cover it inside and out with pitch.

King James Version

Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

Holman Bible

“Make yourself an ark of gopher wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it with pitch inside and outside.

International Standard Version

So make yourself an ark out of cedar, constructing compartments in it, and cover it inside and out with tar.

American Standard Version

Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

Amplified

Make yourself an ark of gopher wood; make in it rooms (stalls, pens, coops, nests, cages, compartments) and coat it inside and out with pitch (bitumen).

Bible in Basic English

Make for yourself an ark of gopher wood with rooms in it, and make it safe from the water inside and out.

Darby Translation

Make thyself an ark of gopher wood: with cells shalt thou make the ark; and pitch it inside and outside with pitch.

Julia Smith Translation

Make to thee a box of pitch wood; nests shalt thou make in the ark, and cover it from within and from without with pitch.

King James 2000

Make you an ark of gopher wood; rooms shall you make in the ark, and shall pitch it inside and outside with pitch.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Make for yourself an ark of cypress wood; you must make the ark [with] rooms, then you must cover it with pitch, inside and outside.

Modern King James verseion

Make an ark of cyprus timbers. You shall make rooms in the ark. And you shall pitch it inside and outside with pitch.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Make thee an ark of pine tree, and make chambers in the ark, and pitch it, within and without, with pitch.

NET Bible

Make for yourself an ark of cypress wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it with pitch inside and out.

New Heart English Bible

Make a ship of gopher wood. You shall make rooms in the ship, and shall seal it inside and outside with pitch.

The Emphasized Bible

Make for thee an ark of timbers of gopher, Grooms, shalt thou make with the ark, - and - thou shalt cover it within and without with pitch.

Webster

Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

World English Bible

Make a ship of gopher wood. You shall make rooms in the ship, and shall seal it inside and outside with pitch.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Make for thyself an ark of gopher-wood; rooms dost thou make with the ark, and thou hast covered it within and without with cypress;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
thee an ark
תּבה 
Tebah 
ark
Usage: 28

of gopher
גּפר 
Gopher 
Usage: 1

קן 
Qen 
Usage: 13

in
את 
'eth 
against, with, in, him, me, upon
Usage: 994

the ark
תּבה 
Tebah 
ark
Usage: 28

it within
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and without
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

Context Readings

God Warns Noah

13 And God said to Noah, The end of all flesh has come before me, for the earth is filled with violence through them, and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. 14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood. Thou shall make rooms in the ark, and shall pitch it inside and outside with pitch. 15 And this is how thou shall make it: The length of the ark three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.



Cross References

Exodus 2:3

And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch. And she put the child in it, and laid it in the reeds by the river's edge.

1 Peter 3:20

who were disobedient formerly, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah who prepared an ark in which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.

Matthew 24:38

For as in the days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage until that day Noah entered into the ark.

Luke 17:27

They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.

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