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The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.
King James Bible
And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.
Darby Bible Translation
And the waters prevailed and increased greatly on the earth; and the ark went on the face of the waters.
World English Bible
The waters prevailed, and increased greatly on the earth; and the ship floated on the surface of the waters.
Young's Literal Translation
and the waters are mighty, and multiply exceedingly upon the earth; and the ark goeth on the face of the waters.
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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.
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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 …
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For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.
They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.
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