Genesis 8:7
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New American Standard Bible
and he sent out a raven, and it flew here and there until the water was dried up from the earth.

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

Genesis 8:8
Then he sent out a dove from him, to see if the water was abated from the face of the land;

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