Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The flood water surged even higher throughout the earth, until all the highest mountains under the sky were covered.

New American Standard Bible

The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.

King James Version

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

Holman Bible

Then the waters surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky were covered.

A Conservative Version

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and all the high mountains that were under the whole heaven were covered,

American Standard Version

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high mountains that were under the whole heaven were covered.

Amplified

The waters prevailed so greatly and were so mighty and overwhelming on the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.

Bible in Basic English

And the waters overcame everything on the earth; and all the mountains under heaven were covered.

Darby Translation

And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high mountains that are under all the heavens were covered.

Julia Smith Translation

And the waters prevailed exceedingly exceedingly upon the earth: and all the high mountains which are underneath all the heavens shall be covered.

King James 2000

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the waters prevailed {overwhelmingly} upon the earth, and they covered all the high mountains which were under the entire heaven.

Modern King James verseion

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth. And all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the waters prevailed exceedingly above measure upon the earth, so that all the high hills which are under all the parts of heaven were covered:

NET Bible

The waters completely inundated the earth so that even all the high mountains under the entire sky were covered.

New Heart English Bible

The waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth. All the high mountains that were under the whole sky were covered.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea the waters, prevailed very greatly, on the earth, - so that all the high mountains became covered, that were under all the heavens:

Webster

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered.

World English Bible

The waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth. All the high mountains that were under the whole sky were covered.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the waters have been very very mighty on the earth, and covered are all the high mountains which are under the whole heavens;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and all the high
גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

תּחת 
Tachath 
instead, under, for, as, with, from, flat, in the same place
Usage: 505

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Flood

18 The flood waters continued to surge, increasing throughout the earth, while the ark floated on the surface of the flood water. 19 The flood water surged even higher throughout the earth, until all the highest mountains under the sky were covered. 20 The flood waters rose 15 cubits above the mountains.


Cross References

Job 12:15

When he withholds water, rivers dry up; when he lets them loose, they'll flood the land.

Psalm 46:2-3

Therefore we will not be frightened when the earth roars, when the mountains shake in the depths of the seas,

Psalm 104:6-9

You covered the primeval ocean like a garment; the water stood above the mountains.

Jeremiah 3:23

Truly the hills are a deception, and the mountains are confusion. Truly, in the LORD our God is Israel's salvation."

2 Peter 3:6

by which the world at that time was deluged with water and destroyed.

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