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Commentaries for Genesis Chapter 7

Noah, and his family and the living creatures, enter the ark, and the flood begins.

The call to Noah is very kind, like that of a tender father to his children to come in-doors when he sees night or a storm coming...
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Noah shut in the ark.

The ravenous creatures were made mild and manageable; yet, when this occasion was over, they were of the same kind as before; for the ark did not alter their natures...
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The increase of the flood for forty days.

The flood was increasing forty days...
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All flesh is destroyed by the flood.

All the men, women, and children, that were in the world, excepting those in the ark, died...
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