The first belongs to the Jehovist, the second to the Elohist.
A curious statement is made here (Elohist) as to the depth of the water being fifteen cubits.
Between the Elohist and Jahvist accounts of the creation of man, there are two differences of great importance.
In reality, then, the date given by Berosus only differed by two days from that adopted by the Elohist compiler of Genesis.
According to the figures of the Elohist, Noah lives on among his descendants for 350 years, and dies at the age of 950.
It had also brought into vigour the earliest and best historic literature, the narratives of the Elohist and the Jehovist.
This remarkable utterance shows how potent was the survival in the mind of Paul of the old Elohist belief.