But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded.
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Now the springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens had been closed, and the rain had stopped falling from the sky.
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The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down,
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and on the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.
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The waters continued to recede until the tenth month, and on the first day of the tenth month the tops of the mountains became visible.
After forty days Noah opened a window he had made in the ark
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and sent out a raven, and it kept flying back and forth until the water had dried up from the earth.
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Then he sent out a dove to see if the water had receded from the surface of the ground.
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But the dove could find nowhere to perch because there was water over all the surface of the earth; so it returned to Noah in the ark. He reached out his hand and took the dove and brought it back to himself in the ark.