Genesis 7 Notes

Genesis 7 Notes

  1. Noah is Righteous.
    1. Noah takes his entire household.
    2. God sees Noah.
    3. How long is the generation?
  2. Noah takes 7 pairs of male and his mate.
    1. Why 7 pairs?  Is 7 referring to completion?
  3. seven pairs of birds.
    1. Use of the word offspring.
    2. Did Noah eat the animals while on the Ark?
    3. Food he brought on ark could have been both meat and vegs.
  4. Seven days, God will send rain.
    1. Seven days, another number 7.
    2. Forty days and forty nights of rain.
    3. God will kill everything and blot out the face of the ground.
  5. Noah did all he was commanded.
    1. Did rain exist before Noah?
  6. Noah was 600 years old when the flood waters came.
  7. Noah and his family went with him to escape the waters of the flood.
    1. Seems no one had children yet, of Noahs kids.
  8. Clean, Not clean and creeping things went onto the Ark.
  9. Two and Two animals went onto the Ark.  Male and Female.
    1. God again commands Noah.
  10. He waits 7 days to flood the Earth.
    1. 7 more as a number.
    2. Its interesting that earth is not capitalized.  Its like another object to God.
  11. 600 days, 2 months and 17 days of Noahs life do the flood waters open.
    1. Did they have a calendar back then?
    2. They talk about years, months and days.
    3. Fountains of the Earth were opened up.
    4. Rain began to fall.
    5. Are these fountains still open today?
    6. Was there more land back then?  Before the flood, then the water was placed onto earth by the flood?
  12. Rain fell on earth for 40 days and nights.
  13. Noahs family enters the Ark.
    1. No kids yet.
  14. All creatures enter the Ark.
  15. All life, which had breadth in it, went into the Ark.
  16. All Flesh goes into the Ark as the Lord commanded him.
    1. Its interesting that the Lord shuts the door.  Must have been a big door.
  17. Flood continues on the Ark.
    1. The Ark rose above the earth, high with the water.
  18. Waters increased greatly on the earth.
    1. Lots of word usage of earth and water.
  19. Water was so high that all the mountains were covered.
    1. If the waters were lower and there was more land before today, then we would be on the mountain.
    2. Usage of the heaven is here.
    3. How people today speak of heaven is very different then how the Bible is speaking of heaven.
      1. We speak of it as a place to go.  The bible speaks of it as the air above us.
  20. Water was above the mountain by 15 cubits.  280 inches.
  21. And all flesh died that moved on the earth.
  22. He blotted out every living thing whose nostrils had breadth.
  23. He blotted out all life.
  24. Waters prevailed on the earth 150 days.

 

Lots of talk about man, women, earth, water and animals in this chapter.