Genesis 7:9
New International Version
male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah.

New Living Translation
They entered the boat in pairs, male and female, just as God had commanded Noah.

English Standard Version
two and two, male and female, went into the ark with Noah, as God had commanded Noah.

Berean Study Bible
came to Noah to enter the ark, two by two, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

King James Bible
There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

New King James Version
two by two they went into the ark to Noah, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

New American Standard Bible
they all went into the ark to Noah by twos, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

NASB 1995
there went into the ark to Noah by twos, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

NASB 1977
there went into the ark to Noah by twos, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

Amplified Bible
they came [motivated by God] into the ark with Noah two by two, the male and the female, just as God had commanded Noah.

Christian Standard Bible
two of each, male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, just as God had commanded him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
two of each, male and female, entered the ark with Noah, just as God had commanded him.

American Standard Version
there went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, male and female, as God commanded Noah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Two by two they entered with Noah into the ark, male and female, as God commanded Noah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
pairs went in to Noe into the ark, male and female, as God commanded Noe.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Two and two went in to Noe into the ark, male and female, as the Lord had commanded Noe.

English Revised Version
there went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, male and female, as God commanded Noah.

Good News Translation
went into the boat with Noah, as God had commanded.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
came to Noah to go into the ship in pairs (a male and female of each) as God had commanded Noah.

International Standard Version
two by two, male and female, they entered the ark to join Noah, just as God had commanded.

JPS Tanakh 1917
there went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, male and female, as God commanded Noah.

Literal Standard Version
they have come to Noah two by two into the Ark, a male and a female, as God has commanded Noah.

NET Bible
male and female, came into the ark to Noah, just as God had commanded him.

New Heart English Bible
went by pairs to Noah into the vessel, male and female, as God commanded Noah.

World English Bible
went by pairs to Noah into the ship, male and female, as God commanded Noah.

Young's Literal Translation
two by two they have come in unto Noah, unto the ark, a male and a female, as God hath commanded Noah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Entering the Ark
8The clean and unclean animals, the birds, and everything that crawls along the ground 9came to Noah to enter the ark, two by two, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

Cross References
Genesis 7:8
The clean and unclean animals, the birds, and everything that crawls along the ground

Genesis 7:10
And after seven days the floodwaters came upon the earth.

Genesis 7:15
They came to Noah to enter the ark, two by two of every creature with the breath of life.


Treasury of Scripture

There went in two and two to Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

Genesis 7:16
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

Genesis 2:19
And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

Isaiah 11:6-9
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
came
בָּ֧אוּ (bā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Noah
נֹ֛חַ (nō·aḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5146: Noah -- 'rest', patriarch who survived the flood

to enter
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the ark,
הַתֵּבָ֖ה (hat·tê·ḇāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8392: A box, chest

two
שְׁנַ֨יִם (šə·na·yim)
Number - md
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

by two,
שְׁנַ֜יִם (šə·na·yim)
Number - md
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

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

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

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

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

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

[him].
נֹֽחַ׃ (nō·aḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5146: Noah -- 'rest', patriarch who survived the flood


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