Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the flood came upon the earth for forty days, and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth.

King James Version

And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.

Holman Bible

The deluge continued 40 days on the earth; the waters increased and lifted up the ark so that it rose above the earth.

International Standard Version

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

A Conservative Version

And the flood was forty days upon the earth. And the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

American Standard Version

And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

Amplified

The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.

Bible in Basic English

And for forty days the waters were over all the earth; and the waters were increased so that the ark was lifted up high over the earth.

Darby Translation

And the flood was forty days on the earth. And the waters increased, and bore up the ark; and it was lifted up above the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the flood was forty days upon the earth, and the waters multiplied and bore up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And the flood shall be forty days upon the earth, and the waters shall multiply, and shall take up the ark, and it shall be lifted up from above the earth.

King James 2000

And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the flood came forty days and forty nights upon the earth. And the waters increased, and lifted the ark, and it rose up from the earth.

Modern King James verseion

And the flood was upon the earth forty days. And the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the flood came forty days and forty nights upon the earth, and the water increased and bare up the ark and it was lift up from off the earth.

NET Bible

The flood engulfed the earth for forty days. As the waters increased, they lifted the ark and raised it above the earth.

New Heart English Bible

The flood was forty days on the earth. The waters increased, and lifted up the ship, and it was lifted up above the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, that the flood was forty days on the earth, - and the waters increased and bare up the ark, and it was lifted high above the earth,

Webster

And the flood was forty days upon the earth: and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it was lifted above the earth.

World English Bible

The flood was forty days on the earth. The waters increased, and lifted up the ship, and it was lifted up above the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the deluge is forty days on the earth, and the waters multiply, and lift up the ark, and it is raised up from off the earth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the flood
מבּוּל 
Mabbuwl 
Usage: 13

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

and bare up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

the ark
תּבה 
Tebah 
Usage: 28

and it was lift up
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Flood

16 Those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and the LORD closed it behind him. 17 Then the flood came upon the earth for forty days, and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth. 18 The water prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.


Cross References

Genesis 7:4

"For after seven more days, I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and I will blot out from the face of the land every living thing that I have made."

Genesis 7:12

The rain fell upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.



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