15 This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be three hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.[a]

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  1. Genesis 6:15 That is, about 450 feet long, 75 feet wide and 45 feet high or about 135 meters long, 23 meters wide and 14 meters high

16 Make a roof for it, leaving below the roof an opening one cubit[a] high all around.[b] Put a door in the side of the ark and make lower, middle and upper decks.

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  1. Genesis 6:16 That is, about 18 inches or about 45 centimeters
  2. Genesis 6:16 The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.