The New King James Version

Genesis 6:9–22

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Noah Pleases God

This is the genealogy of Noah. mNoah was a just man, 6perfect in his generations. Noah nwalked with God. 10 And Noah begot three sons: oShem, Ham, and Japheth.

11 The earth also was corrupt pbefore God, and the earth was qfilled with violence. 12 So God rlooked upon the earth, and indeed it was corrupt; for sall flesh had corrupted their way on the earth.

The Ark Prepared

13 And God said to Noah, t“The end of all flesh has come before Me, for the earth is filled with violence through them; uand behold, vI will destroy them with the earth. 14 Make yourself an ark of gopherwood; make 7rooms in the ark, and cover it inside and outside with pitch. 15 And this is how you shall make it: The length of the ark shall be three hundred 8cubits, its width fifty cubits, and its height thirty cubits. 16 You shall make a window for the ark, and you shall finish it to a cubit from above; and set the door of the ark in its side. You shall make it with lower, second, and third decks. 17 wAnd behold, I Myself am bringing xfloodwaters on the earth, to destroy from under heaven all flesh in which is the breath of life; everything that is on the earth shall ydie. 18 But I will establish My zcovenant with you; and ayou shall go into the ark—you, your sons, your wife, and your sons’ wives with you. 19 And of every living thing of all flesh you shall bring btwo of every sort into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female. 20 Of the birds after their kind, of animals after their kind, and of every creeping thing of the earth after its kind, two of every kind cwill come to you to keep them alive. 21 And you shall take for yourself of all food that is eaten, and you shall gather it to yourself; and it shall be food for you and for them.”

22 dThus Noah did; eaccording to all that fGod commanded him, so he did.

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