11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life,(A) on the seventeenth day of the second month(B)—on that day all the springs of the great deep(C) burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens(D) were opened.

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And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place,(A) and let dry ground(B) appear.” And it was so.(C)

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13 By the first day of the first month of Noah’s six hundred and first year,(A) the water had dried up from the earth. Noah then removed the covering from the ark and saw that the surface of the ground was dry. 14 By the twenty-seventh day of the second month(B) the earth was completely dry.

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11 Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation:(A) seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.(B)” And it was so.(C) 12 The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds(D) and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.(E)

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11 When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.(A)

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24 And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures(A) according to their kinds:(B) the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.(C)

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17 Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you—the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground—so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.”(A)

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14 And God said, “Let there be lights(A) in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night,(B) and let them serve as signs(C) to mark sacred times,(D) and days and years,(E)

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22 “As long as the earth endures,
seedtime and harvest,(A)
cold and heat,
summer and winter,(B)
day and night
will never cease.”(C)

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22 God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth.”(A)

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28 God blessed them and said to them,(A) “Be fruitful and increase in number;(B) fill the earth(C) and subdue it. Rule over(D) the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.(E)

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God’s Covenant With Noah

Then God blessed Noah and his sons, saying to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the earth.(A)

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As for you, be fruitful and increase in number; multiply on the earth and increase upon it.”(A)

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28 God blessed them and said to them,(A) “Be fruitful and increase in number;(B) fill the earth(C) and subdue it. Rule over(D) the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.(E)

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The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands.(A)

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29 Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.(A)

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The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands.(A) Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you.(B) Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.(C)

“But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it.(D) And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting.(E) I will demand an accounting from every animal.(F) And from each human being, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of another human being.(G)

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16 And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden;(A) 17 but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,(B) for when you eat from it you will certainly die.”(C)

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