20 The water prevailed [a]fifteen cubits higher, (A)and the mountains were covered. 21 So (B)all [b]creatures that moved on the earth perished: birds, livestock, animals, and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, and all mankind; 22 of all that was on the dry land, all (C)in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, died. 23 So He wiped out [c]every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from mankind to animals, to crawling things, and the birds of the sky, and they were wiped out from the earth; and only (D)Noah was left, together with those that were with him in the ark. 24 (E)The water prevailed upon the earth for 150 days.

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  1. Genesis 7:20 About 23 ft. or 6.7 m
  2. Genesis 7:21 Lit flesh
  3. Genesis 7:23 Lit all existence