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.
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.
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.
Genesis 8:3 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
continually: Heb. in going and returning
And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.Genesis 8:3 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Sermon of the Seasons
"Oh, the long and dreary Winter! Oh, the cold and cruel Winter!" We say to ourselves, Will spring-time never come? In addition to this, trade and commerce continue in a state of stagnation; crowds are out of employment, and where business is carried on, it yields little profit. Our watchmen are asked if they discern any signs of returning day, and they answer, "No." Thus we bow our heads in a common affliction, and ask each man comfort of his fellow; for as yet we see not our signs, neither does …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886
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And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.
And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.
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