Genesis 7:16
New International Version
The animals going in were male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD shut him in.

New Living Translation
A male and female of each kind entered, just as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD closed the door behind them.

English Standard Version
And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him. And the LORD shut him in.

Berean Study Bible
And they entered, the male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD shut him in.

New American Standard Bible
Those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and the LORD closed it behind him.

King James Bible
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

Christian Standard Bible
Those that entered, male and female of every creature, entered just as God had commanded him. Then the LORD shut him in.

Contemporary English Version
just as God had told him to do. And when they were all in the boat, the LORD closed the door.

Good News Translation
as God had commanded. Then the LORD shut the door behind Noah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered just as God had commanded him. Then the LORD shut him in.

International Standard Version
The males and females of each living creature entered the ark, just as God had commanded. Then the LORD sealed them inside.

NET Bible
Those that entered were male and female, just as God commanded him. Then the LORD shut him in.

New Heart English Bible
Those who went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded him; and the LORD shut him in.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A male and a female of every animal went in as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD closed the door behind them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded him; and the LORD shut him in.

New American Standard 1977
And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and the LORD closed it behind him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And those that went in went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him, and the LORD shut him in.

King James 2000 Bible
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

American King James Version
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

American Standard Version
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded him: and Jehovah shut him in.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they that entered went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded Noe, and the Lord God shut the ark outside of him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the Lord shut him in on the outside.

Darby Bible Translation
And they that came, came male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him. And Jehovah shut him in.

English Revised Version
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they that entered, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

World English Bible
Those who went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God commanded him; and Yahweh shut him in.

Young's Literal Translation
and they that are coming in, male and female of all flesh, have come in as God hath commanded him, and Jehovah doth close it for him.
Study Bible
The Floodwaters Arrive
15They came to Noah to enter the ark, two by two of every creature with the breath of life. 16And they entered, the male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD shut him in.
Cross References
Genesis 7:15
They came to Noah to enter the ark, two by two of every creature with the breath of life.

Genesis 7:17
For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and the waters rose and lifted the ark high above the earth.

Treasury of Scripture

And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

as.

Genesis 7:2,3
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…

the.

2 Kings 4:4,5
And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full…

Deuteronomy 33:27
The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.

Psalm 46:2
Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;







Lexicon
And they entered,
וְהַבָּאִ֗ים (wə·hab·bā·’îm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

the male
זָכָ֨ר (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male

and female
וּנְקֵבָ֤ה (ū·nə·qê·ḇāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5347: A female

of every
מִכָּל־ (mik·kāl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

living thing,
בָּשָׂר֙ (bā·śār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

as
כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֛ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

God
אֱלֹהִ֑ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

had commanded
צִוָּ֥ה (ṣiw·wāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

[Noah].
אֹת֖וֹ (’ō·ṯōw)
Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

Then the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

shut him in.
וַיִּסְגֹּ֥ר (way·yis·gōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5462: To shut up, to surrender
(16) The Lord (Jehovah) shut him in.--The assigning to Jehovah of this act of personal care for Noah is very remarkable. In the Chaldean Genesis (p. 283), the Deity commands Xisuthrus to shut himself in.

Verse 16. - And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God (Etohim) had commanded him. This evidently closed an Elohistic passage, according to Colenso, as the ensuing clause as manifestly belongs to the Jehovistic interpolator; but the close connection subsisting between the two clauses forbids any such dislocation of the narrative as that suggested. "On the supposition of an independent Jehovistic narrative, Bishop Colenso feels it necessary to interpolate before the next statement the words, 'And Noah and all his house went into the ark'" (Quarry, p. 379). And the Lord (Jehovah) shut him in. Literally, shut behind, him, i.e. closed up the door of the ark after him (ἐκλεισε τὴν κιβωτὸν ἔξωθεν αὐτοῦ, LXX.); doubtless miraculously, to preserve him both from the violence of the waters and the rage of men. The contrast between the two names of the Deity is here most vividly presented. It is Elohim who commands him about the beasts; it is Jehovah, the covenant God, who insures his safety by closing the ark behind him. 7:13-16 The ravenous creatures were made mild and manageable; yet, when this occasion was over, they were of the same kind as before; for the ark did not alter their natures. Hypocrites in the church, who outwardly conform to the laws of that ark, are yet unchanged; and it will appear, one time or other, what kind they are after. God continued his care of Noah. God shut the door, to secure him and keep him safe in the ark; also to keep all others for ever out. In what manner this was done, God has not been pleased to make known. There is much of our gospel duty and privilege to be seen in Noah's safety in the ark. The apostle makes it a type of christian baptism, 1Pe 3:20,21. Observe then, it is our great duty, in obedience to the gospel call, by a lively faith in Christ, to come into that way of salvation which God has provided for poor sinners. Those that come into the ark, should bring as many as they can with them, by good instructions, by persuasions, and by good examples. There is room enough in Christ for all comers. God put Adam into paradise, but did not shut him in, so he threw himself out; but when God put Noah into the ark, and so when he brings a soul to Christ, the salvation is sure: it is not in our own keeping, but in the Mediator's hand. But the door of mercy will shortly be shut against those that now make light of it. Knock now, and it shall be opened, Lu 13:25.
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