New Living Translation
For forty days the floodwaters grew deeper, covering the ground and lifting the boat high above the earth.
King James Bible
And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
And the flood was forty days on the earth. And the waters increased, and bore up the ark; and it was lifted up above the earth.
World English Bible
The flood was forty days on the earth. The waters increased, and lifted up the ship, and it was lifted up above the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And the deluge is forty days on the earth, and the waters multiply, and lift up the ark, and it is raised up from off the earth;
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An Upright, honest-hearted farmer, who had been led to doubt the divine authority of the Scriptures, yet who sincerely desired to know the truth, was the man specially chosen of God to lead out in the proclamation of Christ's second coming. Like many other reformers, William Miller had in early life battled with poverty and had thus learned the great lessons of energy and self-denial. The members of the family from which he sprang were characterized by an independent, liberty-loving spirit, by capability …
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Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
Seven days from now I will make the rains pour down on the earth. And it will rain for forty days and forty nights, until I have wiped from the earth all the living things I have created."
The rain continued to fall for forty days and forty nights.
A male and female of each kind entered, just as God had commanded Noah. Then the LORD closed the door behind them.
As the waters rose higher and higher above the ground, the boat floated safely on the surface.
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