Amplified Bible, Classic Edition
7 And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives with him went into the ark because of the waters of the flood.(A)
8 Of [a]clean animals and of animals that are not clean, and of birds and fowls, and of everything that creeps on the ground,
9 There went in two and two with Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.Read full chapter
- Genesis 7:8 Noah had many years in which to interest travelers in securing these animals for him. The five extra pairs of clean animals were for food, and for sacrifice later.
New International Version
7 And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives entered the ark(A) to escape the waters of the flood. 8 Pairs of clean and unclean(B) animals, of birds and of all creatures that move along the ground, 9 male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah.(C)Read full chapter