Genesis 7:19
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.

Berean Study Bible
Finally, the waters completely inundated the earth, so that all the high mountains under all 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.

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

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

NASB 1995
The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.

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

Amplified Bible
The waters prevailed so greatly and were so mighty and overwhelming on the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the water surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky 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.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the waters prevailed greatly on the Earth and all the high mountains were covered under all of Heaven.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the water prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and covered all the high mountains which were under heaven.

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

Good News Translation
It became so deep that it covered the highest mountains;

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
And the waters have been very, very mighty on the earth, and all the high mountains are covered which [are] under the whole heavens;

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
And the waters rose very high on the earth. And all the high mountains that were under the whole sky 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;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Duration of the Flood
18So the waters continued to surge and rise greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the waters. 19Finally, the waters completely inundated the earth, so that all the high mountains under all the heavens were covered. 20The waters rose and covered the mountaintops to a depth of fifteen cubits.…

Cross References
Genesis 7:18
So the waters continued to surge and rise greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the waters.

Genesis 7:20
The waters rose and covered the mountaintops to a depth of fifteen cubits.


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.

Job 12:15
Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.

Psalm 46:2,3
Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; …

Psalm 104:6-9
Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Finally, the waters
וְהַמַּ֗יִם (wə·ham·ma·yim)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

completely
מְאֹ֥ד (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

inundated
גָּֽבְר֛וּ (gā·ḇə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1396: To be strong, to prevail, act insolently

the earth,
הָאָ֑רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

so that all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the high
הַגְּבֹהִ֔ים (hag·gə·ḇō·hîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 1364: Elevated, powerful, arrogant

mountains
הֶֽהָרִים֙ (he·hā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

under
תַּ֖חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the heavens
הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ (haš·šā·mā·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

were covered.
וַיְכֻסּ֗וּ (way·ḵus·sū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover


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