GENESIS 7:1

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“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.

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Genesis 7:1 Translation & Meaning

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And the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
said וַיֹּ֤אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto Noah, לְנֹ֔חַ Noach, the patriarch of the flood Noah
Come בֹּֽא To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) Come
thou אַתָּ֥ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
and all וְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
thy house בֵּיתְךָ֖ A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
into אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to into
the ark; הַתֵּבָ֑ה A box ark
for כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
thee have I seen רָאִ֛יתִי To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) seen
righteous צַדִּ֥יק Just righteous
before me לְפָנַ֖י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
in this הַזֶּֽה׃ The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that in this
generation. בַּדּ֥וֹר Properly, a revolution of time, i.e., an age or generation; also a dwelling generation

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  • 1  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.

  • 2  Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

  • 3  Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.




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