Genesis 7 - Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible
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The increase of the flood for forty days.

The flood was increasing forty days. The waters rose so high, that the tops of the highest mountains were overflowed more than twenty feet. There is no place on earth so high as to set men out of the reach of God's judgments. God's hand will find out all his enemies, Ps 21:8. When the flood thus increased, Noah's ark was lifted up, and the waters which broke down every thing else, bore up the ark. That which to unbelievers betokens death unto

death, to the faithful betokens life unto life. (Ge 7:21-24)

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