Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.

King James Version

Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

Holman Bible

The mountains were covered as the waters surged above them more than 20 feet.

International Standard Version

The flood waters rose 15 cubits above the mountains.

A Conservative Version

fifteen cubits upward. The waters prevailed, and the mountains were covered.

American Standard Version

Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

Amplified

[In fact] the waters became fifteen cubits higher, as the high hills were covered.

Bible in Basic English

The waters went fifteen cubits higher, till all the mountains were covered.

Darby Translation

Fifteen cubits upward the waters prevailed; and the mountains were covered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail, and the mountains were covered.

Julia Smith Translation

Fifteen cubits from upward, the waters prevailed: and will cover the mountains.

King James 2000

Fifteen cubits above did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{The waters swelled fifteen cubits above the mountains, covering them}.

Modern King James verseion

The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

even fifteen cubits high prevailed the waters, so that the hills were covered.

NET Bible

The waters rose more than twenty feet above the mountains.

New Heart English Bible

The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.

The Emphasized Bible

fifteen cubits upwards, prevailed the waters, so that the mountains became covered.

Webster

Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail: and the mountains were covered.

World English Bible

The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.

Youngs Literal Translation

fifteen cubits upwards have the waters become mighty, and the mountains are covered;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׂר 
`asar 
Usage: 339

אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

and the mountains
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Flood

19 The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered. 20 The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered. 21 All flesh that moved on the earth perished, birds and cattle and beasts and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, and all mankind;


Cross References

Psalm 104:6

You covered it with the deep as with a garment; The waters were standing above the mountains.

Jeremiah 3:23

"Surely, the hills are a deception, A tumult on the mountains Surely in the LORD our God Is the salvation of Israel.

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