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Genesis 7:20

    Genesis 7:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The waters went fifteen cubits higher, till all the mountains were covered.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

    The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 7:20

    Fifteen cubits upward - Should any person object to the universality of the deluge because he may imagine there is not water sufficient to drown the whole globe in the manner here related, he may find a most satisfactory answer to all the objections he can raise on this ground in Mr. Ray's Physico-theological Discourses, 2d edit., 8vo., 1693.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 7:20

    7:20 The mountains were covered - Therefore there were mountains before the flood.