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The Flood

The Lord said to Noah, “Go into the ship with your whole family because I have seen that you alone are righteous among the people of today. Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal (a male and a female of each) and one pair of every kind of unclean[a] animal (a male and a female). Also, take seven pairs of every kind of bird (a male and a female of each) to preserve animal life all over the earth after the flood.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 7:2 “Clean” refers to anything that is presentable to God. “Unclean” refers to anything that is not presentable to God.

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