Genesis 7:2
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New International Version
Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate,

New Living Translation
Take with you seven pairs--male and female--of each animal I have approved for eating and for sacrifice, and take one pair of each of the others.

English Standard Version
Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals, the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male and his mate,

New American Standard Bible
"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;

King James Bible
Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are to take with you seven pairs, a male and its female, of all the clean animals, and two of the animals that are not clean, a male and its female,

International Standard Version
You are to take with you seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and its mate, and two of the unclean animals, a male and its mate;

NET Bible
You must take with you seven of every kind of clean animal, the male and its mate, two of every kind of unclean animal, the male and its mate,

New Heart English Bible
You shall take seven pairs of every clean animal with you, the male and his female. Of the animals that are not clean, take two, the male and his female.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal (a male and a female of each) and one pair of every kind of unclean animal (a male and a female).

JPS Tanakh 1917
Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee seven and seven, each with his mate; and of the beasts that are not clean two [and two], each with his mate;

New American Standard 1977
“You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Of every clean animal thou shalt take to thee seven pairs, the male and his female; but of animals that are not clean, two, the male and his female.

King James 2000 Bible
Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

American King James Version
Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

American Standard Version
Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee seven and seven, the male and his female; and of the beasts that are not clean two, the male and his female:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of all clean beasts take seven and seven, the male and female.

Darby Bible Translation
Of all clean beasts thou shalt take to thee by sevens, a male and its female; but of the beasts that are not clean two, a male and its female.

English Revised Version
Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee seven and seven, the male and his female; and of the beasts that are not clean two, the male and his female;

Webster's Bible Translation
Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

World English Bible
You shall take seven pairs of every clean animal with you, the male and his female. Of the animals that are not clean, take two, the male and his female.

Young's Literal Translation
of all the clean beasts thou dost take to thee seven pairs, a male and its female; and of the beasts which are not clean two, a male and its female;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:1-12 The call to Noah is very kind, like that of a tender father to his children to come in-doors when he sees night or a storm coming. Noah did not go into the ark till God bade him, though he knew it was to be his place of refuge. It is very comfortable to see God going before us in every step we take. Noah had taken a great deal of pains to build the ark, and now he was himself kept alive in it. What we do in obedience to the command of God, and in faith, we ourselves shall certainly have the comfort of, first or last. This call to Noah reminds us of the call the gospel gives to poor sinners. Christ is an ark, in whom alone we can be safe, when death and judgment approach. The word says, Come; ministers say, Come; the Spirit says, Come, come into the Ark. Noah was accounted righteous, not for his own righteousness, but as an heir of the righteousness which is by faith, Heb 11:7. He believed the revelation of a saviour, and sought and expected salvation through Him alone. Thus was he justified by faith, and received that Spirit whose fruit is in all goodness; but if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. After the hundred and twenty years, God granted seven days' longer space for repentance. But these seven days were trifled away, like all the rest. It shall be but seven days. They had only one week more, one sabbath more to improve, and to consider the things that belonged to their peace. But it is common for those who have been careless of their souls during the years of their health, when they have looked upon death at a distance, to be as careless during the days, the few days of their sickness, when they see death approaching; their hearts being hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. As Noah prepared the ark by faith in the warning given that the flood would come, so he went into it, by faith in this warning that it would come quickly. And on the day Noah was securely fixed in the ark, the fountains of the great deep were broken up. The earth had within it those waters, which, at God's command, sprang up and flooded it; and thus our bodies have in themselves those humours, which, when God pleases, become the seeds and springs of mortal diseases. The windows of heaven were opened, and the waters which were above the firmament, that is, in the air, were poured out upon the earth. The rain comes down in drops; but such rains fell then, as were never known before or since. It rained without stop or abatement, forty days and forty nights, upon the whole earth at once. As there was a peculiar exercise of the almighty power of God in causing the flood, it is vain and presumptuous to attempt explaining the method of it, by human wisdom.
Study Bible
Entering the Ark
1Then the LORD said to Noah, "Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous before Me in this time. 2"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female; 3also of the birds of the sky, by sevens, male and female, to keep offspring alive on the face of all the earth.…
Cross References
Genesis 6:19
"And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.

Genesis 7:3
also of the birds of the sky, by sevens, male and female, to keep offspring alive on the face of all the earth.

Genesis 7:8
Of clean animals and animals that are not clean and birds and everything that creeps on the ground,

Genesis 8:20
Then Noah built an altar to the LORD, and took of every clean animal and of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.

Leviticus 11:1
The LORD spoke again to Moses and to Aaron, saying to them,

Deuteronomy 14:3
"You shall not eat any detestable thing.
Treasury of Scripture

Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

every clean.

Genesis 7:8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, …

Genesis 6:19-21 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shall you …

Genesis 8:20 And Noah built an altar to the LORD; and took of every clean beast, …

Leviticus 11:1-47 And the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying to them…

Deuteronomy 14:1-21 You are the children of the LORD your God: you shall not cut yourselves, …

Acts 10:11-15 And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending on him, as …

sevens. Heb. seven, seven. not.

Leviticus 10:10 And that you may put difference between holy and unholy, and between …

Ezekiel 44:23 And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and …

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