Genesis 7:19
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New International Version
They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were covered.

New Living Translation
Finally, the water covered even the highest mountains on the earth,

English Standard Version
And the waters prevailed so mightily on the earth that all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered.

New American Standard Bible
The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.

King James Bible
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the waters surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky were covered.

International Standard Version
The flood water surged even higher throughout the earth, until all the highest mountains under the sky were covered.

NET Bible
The waters completely inundated the earth so that even all the high mountains under the entire sky were covered.

New Heart English Bible
The waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth. All the high mountains that were under the whole sky were covered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The water rose very high above the earth. It covered all the high mountains everywhere under the sky.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high mountains that were under the whole heaven were covered.

New American Standard 1977
And the water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and all the high mountains that were under all the heavens were covered.

King James 2000 Bible
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

American King James Version
And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

American Standard Version
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high mountains that were under the whole heaven were covered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the waters prevailed beyond measure upon the earth: and all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered.

Darby Bible Translation
And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high mountains that are under all the heavens were covered.

English Revised Version
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high mountains that were under the whole heaven were covered.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered.

World English Bible
The waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth. All the high mountains that were under the whole sky were covered.

Young's Literal Translation
And the waters have been very very mighty on the earth, and covered are all the high mountains which are under the whole heavens;
Study Bible
The Duration of the Flood
18The water prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water. 19The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered. 20The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.…
Cross References
Genesis 7:18
The water prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.

Genesis 7:20
The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.
Treasury of Scripture

And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

and all the high hills. At the present day every mountain where search has been made, conspire in one uniform, universal proof that they all had the sea spread over their highest summits; shells, skeletons of fish, etc., having been found there.

Job 12:15 Behold, he withholds the waters, and they dry up: also he sends them …

Psalm 46:2,3 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though …

Psalm 104:6-9 You covered it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood …

Jeremiah 3:23 Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the …

2 Peter 3:6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:

And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth,.... Yet more and more, so that the people without the ark were obliged to remove, not only from the lower to the higher rooms in their houses, and to the tops of them, but to the highest trees; and when these were bore down, to the highest hills and mountains; and to those it was in vain to fly, by what follows:

and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered: whence it appears there were hills before the flood, and that these were not caused by it, and that the deluge was universal, since there was not a hill under the whole heaven but what was covered with it. In Deucalion's flood all men are said to perish, except a few who fled to the high mountains (n); which story seems to be hammered out of this account.

(n) Apollodorus, de Deor. Origin. l. 1. p. 19. 7:17-20 The flood was increasing forty days. The waters rose so high, that the tops of the highest mountains were overflowed more than twenty feet. There is no place on earth so high as to set men out of the reach of God's judgments. God's hand will find out all his enemies, Ps 21:8. When the flood thus increased, Noah's ark was lifted up, and the waters which broke down every thing else, bore up the ark. That which to unbelievers betokens death unto death, to the faithful betokens life unto life.
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