New International Version
The LORD then said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation.
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to Noah, Go into the ark, thou and all thy house; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
World English Bible
Yahweh said to Noah, "Come with all of your household into the ship, for I have seen your righteousness before me in this generation.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith to Noah, 'Come in, thou and all thy house, unto the ark, for thee I have seen righteous before Me in this generation;
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Thee have I seen righteous - See the note on Genesis 6:8
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LibraryOn Gen. vii. 6
On Gen. vii. 6 Hippolytus, the Syrian expositor of the Targum, has said: We find in an ancient Hebrew copy that God commanded Noah to range the wild beasts in order in the lower floor or storey, and to separate the males from the females by putting wooden stakes between them. And thus, too, he did with all the cattle, and also with the birds in the middle storey. And God ordered the males thus to be separated from the females for the sake of decency and purity, lest they should perchance get intermingled …
Hippolytus—The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus
Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord's commands and decrees blamelessly.
This is the account of Noah and his family. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God.
2 Samuel 22:24
I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin.
Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
even if these three men--Noah, Daniel and Job--were in it, they could save only themselves by their righteousness, declares the Sovereign LORD.
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