Genesis 8:12
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New American Standard Bible
Then he waited yet another seven days, and sent out the dove; but she did not return to him again.

King James Bible
And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.

Darby Bible Translation
And he waited yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove; but she returned no more to him.

World English Bible
He stayed yet another seven days, and sent forth the dove; and she didn't return to him any more.

Young's Literal Translation
And he stayeth yet other seven days, and sendeth forth the dove, and it added not to turn back unto him any more.

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The 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

On Gen. viii. I
On Gen. viii. I Hippolytus, the expositor of the Targum, and my master, Jacobus Rohaviensis, have said: On the twenty-seventh day of the month Jiar, which is the second Hebrew month, the ark rose from the base of the holy mount; and already the waters bore it, and it was carried upon them round about towards the four cardinal points of the world. The ark accordingly held off from the holy mount towards the east, then returned towards the west, then turned to the south, and finally, bearing off eastwards,
Hippolytus—The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus

Cross References
Genesis 8:11
The dove came to him toward evening, and behold, in her beak was a freshly picked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the water was abated from the earth.

Jeremiah 48:28
"Leave the cities and dwell among the crags, O inhabitants of Moab, And be like a dove that nests Beyond the mouth of the chasm.

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