Genesis 8:2
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New International Version
Now the springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens had been closed, and the rain had stopped falling from the sky.

New Living Translation
The underground waters stopped flowing, and the torrential rains from the sky were stopped.

English Standard Version
The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained,

New American Standard Bible
Also the fountains of the deep and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky was restrained;

King James Bible
The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The sources of the watery depths and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky stopped.

International Standard Version
The water sources from the ocean depths were blocked and the floodgates of the heavens were closed.

NET Bible
The fountains of the deep and the floodgates of heaven were closed, and the rain stopped falling from the sky.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The deep springs and the sky had been shut, and the rain had stopped pouring.

JPS Tanakh 1917
the fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained.

New American Standard 1977
Also the fountains of the deep and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky was restrained;

Jubilee Bible 2000
the fountains also of the deep and the windows of the heavens were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

King James 2000 Bible
The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

American King James Version
The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

American Standard Version
the fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The fountains also of the deep, and the flood gates of heaven were shut up, and the rain from heaven was restrained.

Darby Bible Translation
And the fountains of the deep and the windows of heaven were closed, and the pour of rain from heaven was stopped.

English Revised Version
the fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

Webster's Bible Translation
The fountains also of the deep, and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

World English Bible
The deep's fountains and the sky's windows were also stopped, and the rain from the sky was restrained.

Young's Literal Translation
and closed are the fountains of the deep and the net-work of the heavens, and restrained is the shower from the heavens.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:1-3 The whole race of mankind, except Noah and his family, were now dead, so that God's remembering Noah, was the return of his mercy to mankind, of whom he would not make a full end. The demands of Divine justice had been answered by the ruin of sinners. God sent his wind to dry the earth, and seal up his waters. The same hand that brings the desolation, must bring the deliverance; to that hand, therefore, we must ever look. When afflictions have done the work for which they are sent, whether killing work or curing work, they will be taken away. As the earth was not drowned in a day, so it was not dried in a day. God usually works deliverance for his people gradually, that the day of small things may not be despised, nor the day of great things despaired of.
Study Bible
The Ark Rests on Ararat
1But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the cattle that were with him in the ark; and God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water subsided. 2Also the fountains of the deep and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky was restrained; 3and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of one hundred and fifty days the water decreased.…
Cross References
Genesis 7:4
"For after seven more days, I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and I will blot out from the face of the land every living thing that I have made."

Genesis 7:11
In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the floodgates of the sky were opened.

Genesis 7:12
The rain fell upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.

Job 38:16
"Have you entered into the springs of the sea Or walked in the recesses of the deep?
Treasury of Scripture

The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

fountains.

Genesis 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the …

Proverbs 8:28 When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains …

Jonah 2:3 For you had cast me into the deep, in the middle of the seas; and …

the rain.

Job 37:11-13 Also by watering he wearies the thick cloud: he scatters his bright cloud…

Job 38:37 Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,

Matthew 8:9,26,27 For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say …

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