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Bible Commentaries
Genesis 7

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Introduction

Overview

Genesis 7:1, Noah, with his family, and the living creatures, enter the ark, and the flood begins; Genesis 7:17, The increase and continuance of the flood for forty days; Genesis 7:21, All flesh is destroyed by it; Genesis 7:24, Its duration.

Verse 1

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Come: Genesis 7:7, Genesis 7:13, Job 5:19-24, Psalms 91:1-10, Proverbs 14:26, Proverbs 18:10, Isaiah 26:20, Isaiah 26:21, Ezekiel 9:4-6, Zephaniah 2:3, Matthew 24:37-39, Luke 17:26, Acts 2:39, Hebrews 11:7, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

thee: Genesis 6:9, Psalms 33:18, Psalms 33:19, Proverbs 10:6, Proverbs 10:7, Proverbs 10:9, Proverbs 11:4-8, Isaiah 3:10, Isaiah 3:11, Philippians 2:15, Philippians 2:16, 2 Peter 2:5-9

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:11 - before Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 6:18 - come Genesis 8:16 - General Genesis 19:12 - Hast Exodus 23:2 - follow Leviticus 11:4 - unclean unto you Joshua 2:18 - thy father 1 Chronicles 1:4 - Noah Ecclesiastes 2:26 - in his sight Ezekiel 14:14 - Noah Luke 1:6 - righteous Luke 3:36 - Noe

Verse 2

every clean: Genesis 7:8, Genesis 6:19-21, Genesis 8:20, Leviticus 11:1-47, Deuteronomy 14:1-21, Acts 10:11-15

sevens: Heb. seven, seven

not: Leviticus 10:10, Ezekiel 44:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:14 - They Genesis 7:16 - as Leviticus 11:4 - unclean unto you Joshua 6:4 - seven times

Verse 3

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:19 - two Genesis 7:14 - They Genesis 7:16 - as Joshua 6:4 - seven times

Verse 4

For: Genesis 7:10, Genesis 2:5, Genesis 6:3, Genesis 8:10, Genesis 8:12, Genesis 29:27, Genesis 29:28, Job 28:25, Job 36:27-32, Job 37:11, Job 37:12, Amos 4:7

forty days: Genesis 7:12, Genesis 7:17

and every: Genesis 7:21-23, Genesis 6:17

destroy: Heb. blot out, Genesis 7:21, Genesis 7:23, Genesis 6:7, Genesis 6:13, Genesis 6:17, Exodus 32:32, Exodus 32:33, Job 22:16, Psalms 69:28, Revelation 3:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:13 - within Deuteronomy 6:15 - destroy Job 24:1 - not see Jeremiah 28:16 - I will Amos 9:8 - and I Luke 21:35 - dwell Acts 28:14 - and were

Verse 5

all that: Genesis 6:22, Exodus 39:32, Exodus 39:42, Exodus 39:43, Exodus 40:16, Psalms 119:6, Matthew 3:15, Luke 8:21, John 2:5, John 8:28, John 8:29, John 13:17, Philippians 2:8, Hebrews 5:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 9:5 - according Matthew 1:24 - did Hebrews 11:7 - Noah

Verse 6

Genesis 5:32, Genesis 8:13

Verse 7

Genesis 7:1, Genesis 7:13-15, Genesis 6:18, Proverbs 22:3, Matthew 24:38, Luke 17:27, Hebrews 6:18, Hebrews 11:7, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:16 - General Judges 8:30 - many wives Matthew 19:8 - but Luke 17:26 - as

Verse 8

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:19 - two Genesis 6:20 - two Genesis 7:2 - every clean Genesis 7:14 - They Acts 10:12 - General

Verse 9

Genesis 7:16, Genesis 2:19, Isaiah 11:6-9, Isaiah 65:25, Jeremiah 8:7, Acts 10:11, Acts 10:12, Galatians 3:28, Colossians 3:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:19 - two Genesis 6:22 - General Genesis 7:14 - They

Verse 10

after seven days: or, on the seventh day, Genesis 7:4

waters: Genesis 7:4, Genesis 7:17-20, Genesis 6:17, Job 22:16, Matthew 24:38, Matthew 24:39, Luke 17:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:10 - seven Job 37:6 - great 2 Peter 3:6 - General

Verse 11

second month: The first month was Tisri, which answers to the latter end of September and first half of October; the second was Marchesvan, which answers to part of October and part of November.

all: Genesis 1:7, Genesis 6:17, Genesis 8:2, Job 28:4, Job 38:8-11, Psalms 33:7, Psalms 74:15, Proverbs 8:28, Proverbs 8:29, Isaiah 24:19, Jeremiah 5:22, Jeremiah 51:16, Ezekiel 26:19, Amos 9:5, Amos 9:6, Matthew 24:38, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

windows: or, flood-gates, Genesis 1:7, Genesis 8:2, 2 Kings 7:2, 2 Kings 7:19, Psalms 78:23, Psalms 78:24, Malachi 3:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:6 - Let there Genesis 7:24 - General Genesis 8:3 - hundred Genesis 8:5 - decreased continually Genesis 8:13 - six Genesis 8:14 - General Job 12:15 - he sendeth Job 22:16 - whose foundation was overflown with a flood Job 36:28 - General Psalms 46:2 - though Psalms 148:4 - waters Proverbs 3:20 - the depths Isaiah 24:18 - for the Amos 5:8 - that calleth

Verse 12

forty: Genesis 7:4, Genesis 7:17, Exodus 24:18, Deuteronomy 9:9, Deuteronomy 9:18, Deuteronomy 10:10, 1 Kings 19:8, Matthew 4:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:6 - Let there Job 36:28 - General Psalms 46:2 - though

Verse 13

day: Genesis 7:1, Genesis 7:7-9, Genesis 6:18, Hebrews 11:7, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

and Shem: Genesis 5:32, Genesis 6:10, Genesis 9:18, Genesis 9:19, Genesis 10:1, Genesis 10:2, Genesis 10:6, Genesis 10:21, 1 Chronicles 1:4-28

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:14 - General Genesis 8:16 - General Judges 21:22 - each man Luke 3:36 - Sem

Verse 14

They: Genesis 7:2, Genesis 7:3, Genesis 7:8, Genesis 7:9

sort: Heb. wing

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - great Genesis 1:24 - Let Genesis 8:14 - General Genesis 8:17 - Bring Psalms 148:10 - flying fowl

Verse 15

Genesis 6:20, Isaiah 11:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:17 - is the Genesis 6:19 - two Genesis 8:17 - Bring Zephaniah 2:3 - hid

Verse 16

as: Genesis 7:2, Genesis 7:3

the: 2 Kings 4:4, 2 Kings 4:5, Deuteronomy 33:27, Psalms 46:2, Psalms 91:1-10, Proverbs 3:23, Matthew 25:10, Luke 13:25, John 10:27-30, 1 Peter 1:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:16 - the door Genesis 6:19 - two Genesis 6:22 - General Genesis 7:9 - General Isaiah 26:20 - enter Zephaniah 2:3 - hid

Verse 17

Genesis 7:4, Genesis 7:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:17 - bring Genesis 7:10 - waters Genesis 8:4 - the ark Job 22:16 - whose foundation was overflown with a flood Job 36:31 - by Psalms 32:6 - in the floods Psalms 69:2 - the floods 1 Peter 3:20 - by

Verse 18

waters prevailed: Exodus 14:28, Job 22:16, Psalms 69:15

ark: Psalms 104:26

Verse 19

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, Psalms 46:2, Psalms 46:3, Psalms 104:6-9, Jeremiah 3:23, 2 Peter 3:6

Reciprocal: Acts 4:12 - under

Verse 20

and the mountains: Psalms 104:6, Jeremiah 3:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:15 - cubits

Verse 21

Genesis 7:4, Genesis 6:6, Genesis 6:7, Genesis 6:13, Genesis 6:17, Job 22:15-17, Isaiah 24:6, Isaiah 24:19, Jeremiah 4:22-27, Jeremiah 12:3, Jeremiah 12:4, Hosea 4:3, Joel 1:17-20, Joel 2:3, Zephaniah 1:3, Matthew 24:39, Luke 17:27, Romans 8:20, Romans 8:22, 2 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 7:23 - every living substance Genesis 9:11 - neither shall all Job 14:19 - washest

Verse 22

breath of life: Heb. breath of the spirit of life, Genesis 2:7, Genesis 6:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:23 - every living substance Isaiah 2:22 - whose Romans 5:14 - death Revelation 16:3 - and every

Verse 23

every living substance: The most incontestable evidence has been afforded of the universality of this fact. t he 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, Genesis 7:22, Job 22:15-17, Isaiah 24:1-8, Matthew 24:37-39, Luke 17:26, Luke 17:27, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

and Noah: Exodus 14:28-30, Job 5:19, Psalms 91:1, Psalms 91:9, Psalms 91:10, Proverbs 11:4, Ezekiel 14:14-20, Malachi 3:17, Malachi 3:18, Matthew 25:46, Hebrews 11:7, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5, 2 Peter 2:9, 2 Peter 3:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:29 - he called Genesis 6:13 - with Genesis 7:4 - destroy 2 Samuel 4:11 - from Job 12:15 - he sendeth Psalms 91:7 - General Luke 3:36 - Noe Philippians 3:9 - be

Verse 24

Genesis 8:3, Genesis 8:4, compare with Genesis 7:11, of this chapter, The breaking up of the fountains of the great deep, and the raining forty days and nights, had raised the waters fifteen cubits, or twenty-two feet and a half, above the highest mountain; after which forty days, it appears to have continued at this height one hundred and fifty days more.

Reciprocal: Matthew 24:37 - General

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 7". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-7.html.
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