New Living Translation
The rain continued to fall for forty days and forty nights.
King James Bible
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:12 It rained without intermission or abatement, forty days and forty nights - And that upon the whole earth at once.
LibraryAn American Reformer
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 …
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
2 Peter 3:6
Then he used the water to destroy the ancient world with a mighty flood.
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."
For forty days the floodwaters grew deeper, covering the ground and lifting the boat high above the earth.
The underground waters stopped flowing, and the torrential rains from the sky were stopped.
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