GOD’S WORD Translation
7 The Lord said to Noah, “Go into the ship with your whole family because I have seen that you alone are righteous among the people of today. 2 Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal (a male and a female of each) and one pair of every kind of unclean [a] animal (a male and a female). 3 Also, take seven pairs of every kind of bird (a male and a female of each) to preserve animal life all over the earth after the flood.Read full chapter
- 7:2 “Clean ” refers to anything that is presentable to God. “Unclean ” refers to anything that is not presentable to God.