13 Then God said to Noah, “(A)The end of [a]humanity has come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence because of [b]people; and behold, I am about to destroy them with the earth. 14 Make for yourself an ark of [c]gopher wood; you shall make the ark with compartments, and [d]cover it inside and out with pitch. 15 This is how you shall make it: the length of the ark shall be [e]three hundred cubits, its width fifty cubits, and its height thirty cubits. 16 You shall make a [f]window for the ark, and finish it to a [g]cubit from [h]the top; and put the door of the ark on the side; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks. 17 Now behold, (B)I Myself am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which there is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish. 18 But I will establish (C)My covenant with you; and (D)you shall enter the ark—you, your sons, your wife, and your sons’ wives with you. 19 (E)And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female. 20 (F)Of the birds according to their kind, and of the animals according to their kind, of every crawling thing of the ground according to its kind, two of every kind will come to you to keep them alive. 21 As for you, take for yourself some of every (G)food that is edible, and gather it to yourself; and it shall be food for you and them.” 22 (H)So Noah did these things; according to everything that God had commanded him, so he did.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 6:13 Lit all flesh
  2. Genesis 6:13 Lit them
  3. Genesis 6:14 I.e., Unknown species of tree
  4. Genesis 6:14 Or pitch
  5. Genesis 6:15 About 450 ft. long, 75 ft. wide, and 45 ft. high or 135 m, 23 m, and 14 m
  6. Genesis 6:16 Or roof
  7. Genesis 6:16 One cubit is about 18 in. or 45 cm
  8. Genesis 6:16 Lit above