King James Version
And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
Darby Bible Translation
And the pour of rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.
World English Bible
The rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.
Young's Literal Translation
and the shower is on the earth forty days and forty nights.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.Genesis 7:12 Parallel Commentaries
ON the revival of science in the 16th century, some of the earliest conclusions at which philosophers arrived were found to be at variance with popular and long-established belief. The Ptolemaic system of astronomy, which had then full possession of the minds of men, contemplated the whole visible universe from the earth as the immovable centre of things. Copernicus changed the point of view, and placing the beholder in the sun, at once reduced the earth to an inconspicuous globule, a merely subordinate …
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World
Exhortations to those who are Called
2 Peter 3:6
Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:
For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
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.
The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
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