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- 1.Mose 7
71Then the Lord said to Noah, p“Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that qyou are righteous before me in this generation.
2Take with you seven pairs of all rclean animals,1 the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male and his mate,
3and seven pairs2 of the birds of the heavens also, male and female, to keep their offspring alive on the face of all the earth.
4For in seven days sI will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights, tand every living thing3 that I have made I will blot out from the face of the ground.”
5uAnd Noah did all that the Lord had commanded him.
6Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came upon the earth.
7And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons wives with him went into the ark to escape the waters of the flood.
8Of clean animals, and of animals that are not clean, and of birds, and of everything that creeps on the ground,
9two and two, male and female, went into the ark with Noah, as God had commanded Noah.
10And after seven days the waters of the flood came upon the earth.
11In the six hundredth year of Noahs life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the vfountains of the great deep burst forth, and wthe windows of the heavens were opened.
12And rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
13On the very same day Noah and his sons, Shem and Ham and Japheth, and Noahs wife and the three wives of his sons with them entered the ark,
14they and every beast, according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, according to its kind, and every bird, according to its kind, every winged creature.
15They xwent into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.
16And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in yas God had commanded him. And the Lord shut him in.
17The flood zcontinued forty days on the earth. The waters increased and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth.
18The waters prevailed and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the face of the waters.
19And the waters prevailed so mightily on the earth that all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered.
20The waters prevailed above the mountains, covering them fifteen cubits4 deep.
21And aall flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.
22Everything on the dry land bin whose nostrils was the breath of life died.
23He blotted out every living thing that was on the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens. They were blotted out from the earth. Only cNoah was left, and those who were with him in the ark.
24And the waters prevailed on the earth 150 days.