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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)

Of [a]clean animals and of animals that are not clean, and of birds and fowls, and of everything that creeps on the ground,

There went in two and two with Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

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Footnotes

  1. 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.

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