Genesis 6:21
New International Version
You are to take every kind of food that is to be eaten and store it away as food for you and for them.”

New Living Translation
And be sure to take on board enough food for your family and for all the animals.”

English Standard Version
Also take with you every sort of food that is eaten, and store it up. It shall serve as food for you and for them.”

Berean Standard Bible
You are also to take for yourself every kind of food that is eaten and gather it as food for yourselves and for the animals.”

King James Bible
And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.

New King James Version
And you shall take for yourself of all food that is eaten, and you shall gather it to yourself; and it shall be food for you and for them.”

New American Standard Bible
As for you, take for yourself some of every food that is edible, and gather it to yourself; and it shall be food for you and them.”

NASB 1995
“As for you, take for yourself some of all food which is edible, and gather it to yourself; and it shall be for food for you and for them.”

NASB 1977
“And as for you, take for yourself some of all food which is edible, and gather it to yourself; and it shall be for food for you and for them.”

Amplified Bible
Also take with you every kind of food that is edible, and you shall collect and store it; and it shall be food for you and for them.”

Christian Standard Bible
Take with you every kind of food that is eaten; gather it as food for you and for them.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take with you every kind of food that is eaten; gather it as food for you and for them.”

American Standard Version
And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you take for yourselves from every food that is eaten, and gather to yourselves, and it will be yours and theirs for food.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt take to thyself of all kinds of food which ye eat, and thou shalt gather them to thyself, and it shall be for thee and them to eat.

Contemporary English Version
Store up enough food both for yourself and for them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt take unto thee of all food that may be eaten, and thou shalt lay it up with thee: and it shall be food for thee and them.

Good News Translation
Take along all kinds of food for you and for them."

International Standard Version
For your part, take some of the edible food and store it away—these stores will be food for you and the animals."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.'

Literal Standard Version
And you, take for yourself from all food that is eaten; and you have gathered [it] to yourself, and it has been for you and for them for food.”

New American Bible
Moreover, you are to provide yourself with all the food that is to be eaten, and store it away, that it may serve as provisions for you and for them.

NET Bible
And you must take for yourself every kind of food that is eaten, and gather it together. It will be food for you and for them.

New Revised Standard Version
Also take with you every kind of food that is eaten, and store it up; and it shall serve as food for you and for them.”

New Heart English Bible
And as for you, take for yourself all the kinds of food that are eaten, and gather it to yourself; and it will be food for you, and for them."

World English Bible
Take with you of all food that is eaten, and gather it to yourself; and it will be for food for you, and for them."

Young's Literal Translation
'And thou, take to thyself of all food that is eaten; and thou hast gathered unto thyself, and it hath been to thee and to them for food.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Noah Builds the Ark
20Two of every kind of bird and animal and crawling creature will come to you to be kept alive. 21You are also to take for yourself every kind of food that is eaten and gather it as food for yourselves and for the animals.” 22So Noah did everything precisely as God had commanded him.…

Cross References
Genesis 1:29
Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every seed-bearing plant on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit contains seed. They will be yours for food.

Genesis 1:30
And to every beast of the earth and every bird of the air and every creature that crawls upon the earth--everything that has the breath of life in it--I have given every green plant for food." And it was so.


Treasury of Scripture

And take you to you of all food that is eaten, and you shall gather it to you; and it shall be for food for you, and for them.

Genesis 1:29,30
And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat…

Job 38:41
Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat.

Job 40:20
Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.













Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You are also
וְאַתָּ֣ה (wə·’at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

to take
קַח־ (qaḥ-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

for yourself
אֵלֶ֑יךָ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

every kind
מִכָּל־ (mik·kāl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

of food
מַֽאֲכָל֙ (ma·’ă·ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3978: An eatable

that
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

is eaten
יֵֽאָכֵ֔ל (yê·’ā·ḵêl)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

and gather [it]
וְאָסַפְתָּ֖ (wə·’ā·sap̄·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 622: To gather for, any purpose, to receive, take away, remove

as food for yourselves
לְאָכְלָֽה׃ (lə·’āḵ·lāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 402: Food, eating

[and] for [the animals].”
לְךָ֛ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew


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