Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Light shall thou make to the ark, and to a cubit shalt thou complete it from the ascent; and the entrance of the ark thou shalt set in its side; the lower parts the two and the three shalt thou make.

New American Standard Bible

You shall make a window for the ark, and finish it to a cubit from the top; and set the door of the ark in the side of it; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.

King James Version

A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.

Holman Bible

You are to make a roof, finishing the sides of the ark to within 18 inches of the roof. You are to put a door in the side of the ark. Make it with lower, middle, and upper decks.

International Standard Version

Make a roof for the ark, and finish the walls to within one cubit from the top. Place the entrance in the side of the ark, and build a lower, a middle, and an upper deck.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall make a light for the ark, and thou shall finish it to a cubit upward. And thou shall set the door of the ark in the side of it, with lower, second, and third stories thou shall make it.

American Standard Version

A light shalt thou make to the ark, and to a cubit shalt thou finish it upward; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.

Amplified

You shall make a window [for light and ventilation] for the ark, and finish it to at least a cubit (eighteen inches) from the top—and set the [entry] door of the ark in its side; and you shall make it with lower, second and third decks.

Bible in Basic English

You are to put a window in the ark, a cubit from the roof, and a door in the side of it, and you are to make it with a lower and second and third floors.

Darby Translation

A light shalt thou make to the ark; and to a cubit high shalt thou finish it above. And the door of the ark shalt thou set in its side: with a lower, second, and third story shalt thou make it.

King James 2000

A window shall you make for the ark, and within a cubit shall you finish it above; and the door of the ark shall you set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shall you make it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must make a roof for the ark, and {finish it to a cubit above}. And [as for] the door of the ark, you must put [it] in its side. You must make it [with] a lower, second, and a third [deck].

Modern King James verseion

You shall make a window in the ark, and you shall finish it above to a cubit. And you shall set the door of the ark in the side of it. You shall make it with lower, second and third stories.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A window shalt thou make above in the ark. And within a cubit compass shalt thou finish it. And the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side of it: and thou shalt make it with three lofts - one above another.

NET Bible

Make a roof for the ark and finish it, leaving 18 inches from the top. Put a door in the side of the ark, and make lower, middle, and upper decks.

New Heart English Bible

You shall make a roof in the ship, and you shall finish it to a cubit upward. You shall set the door of the ship in its side. You shall make it with lower, second, and third levels.

The Emphasized Bible

A place for light, shalt thou make to the ark and to a cubit, shalt thou finish it upwards, and the opening of the ark - in the side thereof, shalt thou put, - with lower, second and third stories, shalt thou make it.

Webster

A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in its side: with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.

World English Bible

You shall make a roof in the ship, and you shall finish it to a cubit upward. You shall set the door of the ship in its side. You shall make it with lower, second, and third levels.

Youngs Literal Translation

a window dost thou make for the ark, and unto a cubit thou dost restrain it from above; and the opening of the ark thou dost put in its side, -- lower, second, and third stories dost thou make it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A window
צהר 
Tsohar 
Usage: 24

to the ark
תּבה 
Tebah 
ark
Usage: 28

and in a cubit
אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

it above
מעל 
Ma`al 
Usage: 140

and the door
פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

of the ark
תּבה 
Tebah 
ark
Usage: 28

shalt thou set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

in the side thereof
צד 
Tsad 
Usage: 33

with lower
תּחתּי 
Tachtiy 
Usage: 19

שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

and third
שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

References

Context Readings

God Warns Noah

15 And this which thou shalt make it, three hundred cubits the length of the ark; fifty cubits its breadth, and thirty cubits its height 16 Light shall thou make to the ark, and to a cubit shalt thou complete it from the ascent; and the entrance of the ark thou shalt set in its side; the lower parts the two and the three shalt thou make. 17 And I, lo I, will bring in an inundation of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life from underneath the heavens; all which is in the earth shall die.



Cross References

Genesis 7:16

And they going in, went in male and female from all flesh according to which God commanded him: and Jehovah shut him within.

Genesis 8:6

And it shall be from the end of forty days Noah shall open the window of the ark which he made.

2 Samuel 6:16

And the ark of Jehovah was coming to the city of David, and Michal, Saul's daughter, looked forth without the window, and she will see king David being strengthened and leaping before Jehovah, and she will despise him in her heart.

2 Kings 9:30

And Jehu will come to Jezreel, and Jezebel heard, and she will put her eyes in paint, and do her head good, and she will look through the window.

Ezekiel 41:16

The thresholds, and the windows closed, and the offsets round about to their three ever against the threshold, a board of wood round about, round about, and the earth even to the windows, and the windows being covered.

Ezekiel 42:3

Over against the twenty which were for the inner enclosure, add over against the tesselated pavement which was to the court without, an offset to the face of an offset in threes.

Luke 13:25

From the time when the master of the house should rise up, and shut the door, and ye begin to stand without, and knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us: and having answered, he will say to you, I know not whence ye are:

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