Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

The flood water surged even higher throughout the earth, until all the highest mountains under the 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

And the waters prevailed so exceedingly and were so mighty upon the earth that all the high hills under the whole sky 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and all the high mountains that were 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 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters. 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered. 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.


Cross References

Job 12:15

Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.

Psalm 46:2-3

Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

Psalm 104:6-9

Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.

Jeremiah 3:23

Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.

2 Peter 3:6

Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:

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