New Living Translation
and released a raven. The bird flew back and forth until the floodwaters on the earth had dried up.
King James Bible
And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sent out the raven, which went forth going to and fro, until the waters were dried from the earth.
World English Bible
and he sent forth a raven. It went back and forth, until the waters were dried up from the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
and he sendeth forth the raven, and it goeth out, going out and turning back till the drying of the waters from off the earth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:7 Noah sent forth a raven through the window of the ark, which went forth, as the Hebrew phrase is, going forth and returning, that is, flying about, but returning to the ark for rest; probably not in it, but upon it. This gave Noah little satisfaction: therefore,
LibraryThe Song of the Three Children
DANIEL iii. 16, 17, 18. O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace; and He will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up. We read this morning, instead of the Te Deum, the Song of the Three Children, beginning, 'Oh all ye works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord: praise …
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God
Nature of Covenanting.
That it is Profitable to Communicate Often
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
After another forty days, Noah opened the window he had made in the boat
He also released a dove to see if the water had receded and it could find dry ground.
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