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Genesis 7:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high mountains that were under the whole heaven were covered.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that [were] under the whole heaven, were covered.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that [were] under the whole heaven were covered.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high mountains that are under all the heavens were covered.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yea, the waters, prevailed very greatly, on the earth,—so that all the high mountains became covered, that were under all the heavens:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the waters have been very very mighty on the earth, and covered are all the high mountains which [are] under the whole heavens;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the waters prevailed beyond measure upon the earth: and all the high mountains under the whole heaven were covered.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the waters preuailed exceedingly vpon the earth, and all the high hils, that [were] vnder the whole heauen, were couered.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the water prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and covered all the high mountains which were under heaven.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that [were] under the whole heaven, were covered.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the waters 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
prevailed 1396
{1396} Prime
גָּבַר
gabar
{gaw-bar'}
A primitive root; to be strong; by implication to prevail, act insolently.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
exceedingly 3966
{3966} Prime
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the earth; 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the high 1364
{1364} Prime
גָּבֹהַּ
gaboahh
{gaw-bo'-ah}
From H1361; elevated (or elated), powerful, arrogant.
hills, 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
[were] under 8478
{8478} Prime
תַּחַת
tachath
{takh'-ath}
From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.
the whole x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
heaven, 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
were covered. 3680
{3680} Prime
כָּסָה
kacah
{kaw-saw'}
A primitive root; properly to plump, that is, fill up hollows; by implication to cover (for clothing or secrecy).
z8792
<8792> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 93
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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 Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
Psalms 46:2-3 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; ... [Though] the waters thereof roar [and] be troubled, [though] the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.
Psalms 104:6-9 Thou coveredst it with the deep as [with] a garment: the waters stood above the mountains. ... Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.
Jeremiah 3:23 Truly in vain [is salvation hoped for] from the hills, [and from] the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God [is] the salvation of Israel.
2 Peter 3:6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:
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