Genesis 7: The Flood

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 19–20


Genesis 6 told about Noah before the Flood. Genesis 7 tells about Noah making final preparations before the Flood and what happened during the Flood.
Noah and animals boarding ark

Understanding the Scriptures

Genesis 7

Clean, not clean (vv. 2, 8)Animals considered acceptable or unacceptable to eat and to be sacrificed to God 
Keep seed alive (v. 3)To allow them to reproduce 
For yet (v. 4)In 
Fountains (v. 11)Springs of water 
Great deep (v. 11)Ocean 
Flesh (vv. 15–16, 21)Animals (vv. 15–16), people (v. 21) 
Prevailed (vv. 18–19, 24)Flooded 

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Genesis 7.

Activity A iconFind Out What Happened

  1. 1.

    Read 1 Peter 3:18–20 and Doctrine and Covenants 138:6–11, 28–35 and describe what Jesus Christ did for the people destroyed in the Flood.

  2. 2.

    What does it teach you about the Savior to know He did the things described in 1 Peter and Doctrine and Covenants 138?