“Noah’s Ark,” Friend, May 1986, 16
Read the story of Noah’s Ark, and fill in the missing words. Place the words in the ark, noting that the last letter of each filled-in word is the first letter of the next one. Use the scripture references at the end of each paragraph, if needed.
God told _________ to build an ark. He was to make it three _________ cubits long, fifty cubits wide, and thirty cubits high. It was to have a _________ in the side, _________ in it, and be three _________ high. (See Gen. 6:13–16.)
Noah was then to bring every __________ of living thing, __________ of each, into the ark, including fowl, cattle, and every creeping thing __________ the earth. He was to gather __________ for himself and for them. Noah __________ all that God commanded. (See Gen. 7:4–6.)
God told Noah that He would cause it to rain for forty __________ and that every living _______________ on the face of the __________ would be destroyed. Noah was then six __________ years old. (See Gen. 7:4–6.)
After seven __________, Noah; his wife; and his sons, __________, Ham, and Japheth; and their wives all went into the ark. It was the seventeenth day of the second __________ in the six __________ year of Noah’s life. The windows of __________ were opened, and the ark was lifted by the waters. Every living thing on earth died. (See Gen. 7:10–13, 21.)
After forty days, __________ sent a raven out a window of the ark to see if the waters ____________ dried up. He also sent a ____________, which came back to him. When he sent it again a week later, it returned in the __________ with an olive leaf in its mouth. Noah knew then that the water was drying up. When the land was dry, __________ told Noah to take his family and all of the animals and leave the ark. (See Gen. 8:6–16.)