Genesis 7:6
New International Version
Noah was six hundred years old when the floodwaters came on the earth.

New Living Translation
Noah was 600 years old when the flood covered the earth.

English Standard Version
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came upon the earth.

Berean Study Bible
Now Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters came upon the earth.

King James Bible
And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

New King James Version
Noah was six hundred years old when the floodwaters were on the earth.

New American Standard Bible
Now Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of water came upon the earth.

NASB 1995
Now Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of water came upon the earth.

NASB 1977
Now Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of water came upon the earth.

Amplified Bible
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood (deluge) of water came on the earth [covering all of the land].

Christian Standard Bible
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood came and water covered the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Noah was 600 years old when the flood came and water covered the earth.

American Standard Version
And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Noah was a son of six hundred years, and there was a flood of waters on the Earth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Noe was six hundred years old when the flood of water was upon the earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he was six hundred years old, when the waters of the flood overflowed the earth.

English Revised Version
And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

Good News Translation
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood came on the earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Noah was 600 years old when the flood came to the earth.

International Standard Version
Noah was 600 years old when water began to flood the earth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

Literal Standard Version
And Noah [is] a son of six hundred years, and the flood of waters has been on the earth.

NET Bible
Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters engulfed the earth.

New Heart English Bible
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came on the earth.

World English Bible
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters came on the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
and Noah is a son of six hundred years, and the deluge of waters hath been upon the earth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Entering the Ark
5And Noah did all that the LORD had commanded him. 6Now Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters came upon the earth. 7And Noah and his wife, with his sons and their wives, entered the ark to escape the waters of the flood.…

Cross References
Matthew 24:37
As it was in the days of Noah, so will it be at the coming of the Son of Man.

Genesis 5:32
After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Genesis 7:11
In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, on the seventeenth day of the second month, all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened.

Genesis 8:13
In Noah's six hundred and first year, on the first day of the first month, the waters had dried up from the earth. So Noah removed the covering from the ark and saw that the surface of the ground was dry.


Treasury of Scripture

And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was on the earth.

Genesis 5:32
And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Genesis 8:13
And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.









(6) Noah was six hundred years old.--It follows that Shem was about one hundred years of age (comp. Genesis 5:32), and his two brothers younger; but all were married, though apparently without children. (Comp. Genesis 11:10.)

Verse 6. - And Noah was six hundred years old. Literally, a som of six hundred years, i.e. in his 600th year (cf. ver. 11). The number six "is generally a Scriptural symbol of suffering. Christ suffered on the sixth day. In the Apocalypse the sixth seal, the sixth trumpet, the sixth vial introduce critical periods of affliction" (Wordsworth). When the flood of waters was upon the earth.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now Noah
וְנֹ֕חַ (wə·nō·aḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5146: Noah -- 'rest', patriarch who survived the flood

was 600
שֵׁ֥שׁ (šêš)
Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

years
שָׁנָ֑ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

old
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

when the floodwaters
וְהַמַּבּ֣וּל (wə·ham·mab·būl)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3999: Flood -- a deluge

came
הָיָ֔ה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

upon
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

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


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