Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 [than the highest ground], and the mountains 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.

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 And the waters prevailed exceedingly exceedingly upon the earth: and all the high mountains which are underneath all the heavens shall be covered. 20 Fifteen cubits from upward, the waters prevailed: and will cover the mountains. 21 And all flesh shall die that creeping upon the earth, with birds and with cattle and with beast and with every creeping thing that creeping upon the earth, and every man.


Cross References

Psalm 104:6

The deep thou coveredst it as a garment: the waters will stand upon the mountains.

Jeremiah 3:23

Truly in vain from the hills; the multitude of mountains; truly in Jehovah our God the salvation of Israel.

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