New International Version
The animals going in were male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD shut him in.
King James Bible
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.
Darby Bible Translation
And they that came, came male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him. And Jehovah shut him in.
World English Bible
Those who went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded him; and Yahweh shut him in.
Young's Literal Translation
and they that are coming in, male and female of all flesh, have come in as God hath commanded him, and Jehovah doth close it for him.
Genesis 7:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord shut him in - This seems to imply that God took him under his especial protection, and as he shut Him in, so he shut the Others out. God had waited one hundred and twenty years upon that generation; they did not repent; they filled up the measure of their iniquities, and then wrath came upon them to the uttermost.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryOn Gen. vii. 6
On Gen. vii. 6 Hippolytus, the Syrian expositor of the Targum, has said: We find in an ancient Hebrew copy that God commanded Noah to range the wild beasts in order in the lower floor or storey, and to separate the males from the females by putting wooden stakes between them. And thus, too, he did with all the cattle, and also with the birds in the middle storey. And God ordered the males thus to be separated from the females for the sake of decency and purity, lest they should perchance get intermingled …
Hippolytus—The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus
Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life in them came to Noah and entered the ark.
For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.
Jump to PreviousAnimals Ark Close Closed Commanded Entered Female Flesh Male Noah Shut
Jump to NextAnimals Ark Close Closed Commanded Entered Female Flesh Male Noah Shut
LinksGenesis 7:16 NIV
Genesis 7:16 NLT
Genesis 7:16 ESV
Genesis 7:16 NASB
Genesis 7:16 KJV
Genesis 7:16 Bible Apps
Genesis 7:16 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 7:16 Chinese Bible
Genesis 7:16 French Bible
Genesis 7:16 German Bible
Genesis 7:16 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.