Genesis 8:3
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New International Version
The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down,

New Living Translation
So the floodwaters gradually receded from the earth. After 150 days,

English Standard Version
and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated,

New American Standard Bible
and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of one hundred and fifty days the water decreased.

King James Bible
And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The water steadily receded from the earth, and by the end of 150 days the waters had decreased significantly.

International Standard Version
Then the flood waters steadily receded, diminishing completely by the end of the 150 days.

NET Bible
The waters kept receding steadily from the earth, so that they had gone down by the end of the 150 days.

New Heart English Bible
The waters receded from the earth continually. After the end of one hundred fifty days the waters decreased.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The water began to recede from the land. At the end of 150 days the water had decreased.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the waters returned from off the earth continually; and after the end of a hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.

New American Standard 1977
and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of one hundred and fifty days the water decreased.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and the waters turned back and forth upon the earth, and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

King James 2000 Bible
And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

American King James Version
And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

American Standard Version
and the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of a hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the waters returned from off the earth going and coming: and they began to be abated after a hundred and fifty days.

Darby Bible Translation
And the waters retired from the earth, continually retiring; and in the course of a hundred and fifty days the waters abated.

English Revised Version
and the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of an hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

World English Bible
The waters receded from the earth continually. After the end of one hundred fifty days the waters decreased.

Young's Literal Translation
And turn back do the waters from off the earth, going on and returning; and the waters are lacking at the end of a hundred and fifty days.
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
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. 4In the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark rested upon the mountains of Ararat.…
Cross References
Genesis 7:24
The water prevailed upon the earth one hundred and fifty days.

Genesis 8:5
The water decreased steadily until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains became visible.
Treasury of Scripture

And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

continually. Heb. in going and returning. hundred.

Genesis 7:11,24 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the …

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