Genesis 8:1-7 CSB

The Flood Recedes

1 God remembered Noah, as well as all the wildlife and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. God caused a winda to pass over the earth, and the water began to subside.

References for Genesis 8:1

    • a 8:1 - Or spirit; Gn 1:2
      2 The sources of the watery depths and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky stopped.
      3 The water steadily receded from the earth, and by the end of 150 days the waters had decreased significantly.
      4 The ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.b

      References for Genesis 8:4

        • b 8:4 - Turkey or Armenia
          5 The waters continued to recede until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were visible.
          6 After 40 days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made,
          7 and he sent out a raven. It went back and forth until the waters had dried up from the earth.