New Living Translation
So the floodwaters gradually receded from the earth. After 150 days,
King James Bible
And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.
Darby Bible Translation
And the waters retired from the earth, continually retiring; and in the course of a hundred and fifty days the waters abated.
World English Bible
The waters receded from the earth continually. After the end of one hundred fifty days the waters decreased.
Young's Literal Translation
And turn back do the waters from off the earth, going on and returning; and the waters are lacking at the end of a hundred and fifty days.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:3 The waters returned from off the earth continually - Heb. they were going and returning; a gradual departure. The heat of the sun exhaled much, and perhaps the subterraneous caverns soaked in more.
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.
And the floodwaters covered the earth for 150 days.
Two and a half months later, as the waters continued to go down, other mountain peaks became visible.
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