Genesis 7:23
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New International Version
Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; people and animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds were wiped from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those with him in the ark.

King James Bible
And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.

Darby Bible Translation
And every living being was destroyed that was on the ground, both man, and cattle, and creeping things, and fowl of the heavens; and they were destroyed from the earth. And Noah alone remained, and what was with him in the ark.

World English Bible
Every living thing was destroyed that was on the surface of the ground, including man, livestock, creeping things, and birds of the sky. They were destroyed from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ship.

Young's Literal Translation
And wiped away is all the substance that is on the face of the ground, from man unto beast, unto creeping thing, and unto fowl of the heavens; yea, they are wiped away from the earth, and only Noah is left, and those who are with him in the ark;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Of all that was in the dry land - From this we may conclude that such animals only as could not live in the water were preserved in the ark.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

every living substance. The most incontestable evidence has been afforded of the universality of this fact: the moose deer, a native of America, has been found buried in Ireland; elephants, native of Asia and Africa, in the midst of England; crocodiles, natives of the Nile, in the heart of Germany; and shell fish, never known in any but the American seas, with the entire skeletons of whales, in the most inland counties of England.

Genesis 7:21,22 And all flesh died that moved on the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast...

Job 22:15-17 Have you marked the old way which wicked men have trodden...

Isaiah 24:1-8 Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty, and makes it waste, and turns it upside down, and scatters abroad the inhabitants thereof...

Matthew 24:37-39 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be...

Luke 17:26,27 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man...

1 Peter 3:20 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing...

2 Peter 2:5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness...

and Noah.

Exodus 14:28-30 And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them...

Job 5:19 He shall deliver you in six troubles: yes, in seven there shall no evil touch you.

Psalm 91:1,9,10 He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty...

Proverbs 11:4 Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.

Ezekiel 14:14-20 Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness...

Malachi 3:17,18 And they shall be mine, said the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them...

Matthew 25:46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house...

1 Peter 3:20 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing...

2 Peter 2:5,9 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness...

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
Matthew 24:38
For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark;

Matthew 24:39
and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.

Luke 17:26
"Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man.

Luke 17:27
People were eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.

Hebrews 11:7
By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family. By his faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that is in keeping with faith.

1 Peter 3:20
to those who were disobedient long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water,

2 Peter 2:5
if he did not spare the ancient world when he brought the flood on its ungodly people, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others;

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