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wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.
GEN 7:8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of
fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,
GEN 7:9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and
the female, as God had commanded Noah.
GEN 7:10 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the
flood were upon the earth.
GEN 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month,
the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of
the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
GEN 7:12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
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