Genesis 7:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2568 [e]חֲמֵ֨שׁ
ḥă-mêš
FiveNumber-fsc
6240 [e]עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה
‘eś-rêh
[and] tenNumber-fsc
520 [e]אַמָּה֙
’am-māh
cubitsN-fs
4605 [e]מִלְמַ֔עְלָה
mil-ma‘-lāh,
upwardPrep-m, Prep-l | Adv | 3fs
1396 [e]גָּבְר֖וּ
gā-ḇə-rū
prevailedV-Qal-Perf-3cp
4325 [e]הַמָּ֑יִם
ham-mā-yim;
the watersArt | N-mp
3680 [e]וַיְכֻסּ֖וּ
way-ḵus-sū
and were coveredConj-w | V-Pual-ConsecImperf-3mp
2022 [e]הֶהָרִֽים׃
he-hā-rîm.
the mountainsArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 7:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
חֲמֵ֨שׁ עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה אַמָּה֙ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה גָּבְר֖וּ הַמָּ֑יִם וַיְכֻסּ֖וּ הֶהָרִֽים׃

בראשית 7:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
חמש עשרה אמה מלמעלה גברו המים ויכסו ההרים׃

בראשית 7:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
חמש עשרה אמה מלמעלה גברו המים ויכסו ההרים׃

בראשית 7:20 Hebrew Bible
חמש עשרה אמה מלמעלה גברו המים ויכסו ההרים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.

King James Bible
Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The mountains were covered as the waters surged above them more than 20 feet.
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