Genesis 7:19
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They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire 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.

Darby Bible Translation
And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high mountains that are under all the heavens 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;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord shut him in - This seems to imply that God took him under his especial protection, and as he shut Him in, so he shut the Others out. God had waited one hundred and twenty years upon that generation; they did not repent; they filled up the measure of their iniquities, and then wrath came upon them to the uttermost.

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and all the high hills. At the present day every mountain where search has been made, conspire in one uniform, universal proof that they all had the sea spread over their highest summits; shells, skeletons of fish, etc., having been found there.

Job 12:15 Behold, he withholds the waters, and they dry up: also he sends 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 middle of the sea...

Psalm 104:6-9 You covered it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains...

Jeremiah 3:23 Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains...

2 Peter 3:6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:

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On 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

Tithing
"Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in Mine house, and prove Me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it" (Mal. 3:10). Down deep in the heart of every Christian there is undoubtedly the conviction that he ought to tithe. There is an uneasy feeling that this is a duty which has been neglected, or, if you prefer it, a privilege that has not been
Arthur W. Pink—Tithing

Cross References
Genesis 7:18
The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.

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

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