Thematic Bible

Genesis 7:1 (show verse)

The Lord said to Noah, "Come into the ark, you and all your household, for I consider you godly among this generation.

Genesis 7:2 (show verse)

You must take with you seven of every kind of clean animal, the male and its mate, two of every kind of unclean animal, the male and its mate,

Genesis 7:3 (show verse)

and also seven of every kind of bird in the sky, male and female, to preserve their offspring on the face of the earth.

Genesis 7:4 (show verse)

For in seven days I will cause it to rain on the earth for forty days and forty nights, and I will wipe from the face of the ground every living thing that I have made."

Genesis 7:5 (show verse)

And Noah did all that the Lord commanded him.

Genesis 7:6 (show verse)

Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters engulfed the earth.

Genesis 7:7 (show verse)

Noah entered the ark along with his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives because of the floodwaters.

Genesis 7:8 (show verse)

Pairs of clean animals, of unclean animals, of birds, and of everything that creeps along the ground,

Genesis 7:9 (show verse)

male and female, came into the ark to Noah, just as God had commanded him.

Genesis 7:10 (show verse)

And after seven days the floodwaters engulfed the earth.

Genesis 7:11 (show verse)

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month -- on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst open and the floodgates of the heavens were opened.

Genesis 7:12 (show verse)

And the rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.

Genesis 7:13 (show verse)

On that very day Noah entered the ark, accompanied by his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, along with his wife and his sons' three wives.

Genesis 7:14 (show verse)

They entered, along with every living creature after its kind, every animal after its kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, everything with wings.

Genesis 7:15 (show verse)

Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life came into the ark to Noah.

Genesis 7:16 (show verse)

Those that entered were male and female, just as God commanded him. Then the Lord shut him in.

Genesis 7:17 (show verse)

The flood engulfed the earth for forty days. As the waters increased, they lifted the ark and raised it above the earth.

Genesis 7:18 (show verse)

The waters completely overwhelmed the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the waters.

Genesis 7:19 (show verse)

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

Genesis 7:20 (show verse)

The waters rose more than twenty feet above the mountains.

Genesis 7:21 (show verse)

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.

Genesis 7:22 (show verse)

Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.

Genesis 7:23 (show verse)

So the Lord destroyed every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, including people, animals, creatures that creep along the ground, and birds of the sky. They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah and those who were with him in the ark survived.

Genesis 7:24 (show verse)

The waters prevailed over the earth for 150 days.