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Genesis 7:17

    Genesis 7:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the flood was forty days on the earth; and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And for forty days the waters were over all the earth; and the waters were increased so that the ark was lifted up high over the earth.

    Webster's Revision

    And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.

    World English Bible

    The flood was forty days on the earth. The waters increased, and lifted up the ship, and it was lifted up above the earth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.

    Definitions for Genesis 7:17

    Ark - Box; chest.

    Barnes' Notes on Genesis 7:17

    The prevalence of the waters. The forty days are now completed. And at the end of this period the ark had been afloat for a long time. It was drifted on the waters in the direction in which they were flowing, and toward what was formerly the higher ground.