9 These are the records of the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, [a]blameless in his [b]time; Noah walked with God.10 Noah [c]became the father of three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
11 Now the earth was corrupt in the sight of God, and the earth was filled with violence.12 God looked on the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.
13 Then God said to Noah, “The end of all flesh has come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence because of them; and behold, I am about to destroy them with the earth.14 Make for yourself an ark of gopher wood; you shall make the ark with rooms, and shall [d]cover it inside and out with pitch.15 This is how you shall make it: the length of the ark three hundred [e]cubits, its breadth fifty [f]cubits, and its height thirty [g]cubits.16 You shall make a [h]window for the ark, and finish it to a cubit from [i]the top; and set the door of the ark in the side of it; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.17 Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.18 But I will establish My covenant with you; and you shall enter the ark—you and your sons and your wife, and your sons’ wives with you.19 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 Of the birds after their kind, and of the animals after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of every kind will come to you to keep them alive.21 As for you, take for yourself some of all food which is edible, and gather it to yourself; and it shall be for food for you and for them.”22 Thus Noah did; according to all that God had commanded him, so he did.
7 Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to berighteous before Me in this [j]time.2 You shall take [k]with you of every clean animal [l]by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;3 also of the birds of the [m]sky, [n]by sevens, male and female, to keep [o]offspring alive on the face of all the earth.4 For after seven more days, I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and I will blot out from the face of the land every living thing that I have made.”5 Noah did according to all that the Lord had commanded him.
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