Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The waters rose more than twenty feet above 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.

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.

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 waters completely inundated the earth so that even all the high mountains under the entire sky were covered. 20 The waters rose more than twenty feet above the mountains. 21 And all living things that moved on the earth died, including the birds, domestic animals, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all humankind.


Cross References

Psalm 104:6

The watery deep covered it like a garment; the waters reached above the mountains.

Jeremiah 3:23

We know our noisy worship of false gods on the hills and mountains did not help us. We know that the Lord our God is the only one who can deliver Israel.

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