Genesis 7:16
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New Living Translation
A male and female of each kind entered, just as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD closed the door behind them.

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.

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An American Reformer
An Upright, honest-hearted farmer, who had been led to doubt the divine authority of the Scriptures, yet who sincerely desired to know the truth, was the man specially chosen of God to lead out in the proclamation of Christ's second coming. Like many other reformers, William Miller had in early life battled with poverty and had thus learned the great lessons of energy and self-denial. The members of the family from which he sprang were characterized by an independent, liberty-loving spirit, by capability
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
(Ad. vol. i. p. 42, note 4.) In comparing the allegorical Canons of Philo with those of Jewish traditionalism, we think first of all of the seven exegetical canons which are ascribed to Hillel. These bear chiefly the character of logical deductions, and as such were largely applied in the Halakhah. These seven canons were next expanded by R. Ishmael (in the first century) into thirteen, by the analysis of one of them (the 5th) into six, and the addition of this sound exegetical rule, that where two
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Genesis 7:15
Two by two they came into the boat, representing every living thing that breathes.

Genesis 7:17
For forty days the floodwaters grew deeper, covering the ground and lifting the boat high above the earth.

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