Genesis 8:5
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New American Standard Bible
The water decreased steadily until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains became visible.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
And the waters abated continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen.

World English Bible
The waters receded continually until the tenth month. In the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen.

Young's Literal Translation
and the waters have been going and becoming lacking till the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first of the month, appeared the heads of the mountains.

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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 8:3
and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of one hundred and fifty days the water decreased.

Genesis 8:4
In the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark rested upon the mountains of Ararat.

Genesis 8:6
Then it came about at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made;

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