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Genesis 8 WEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God remembered Noah, all the animals, and all the cattle that were with him in the ark; and God made a wind to pass over the earth. The waters subsided. 1 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.
2 The deep's fountains and the sky's windows were also stopped, and the rain from the sky was restrained. 2 Now the springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens had been closed, and the rain had stopped falling from the sky.
3 The waters receded from off the earth continually. After the end of one hundred fifty days the waters decreased. 3 The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down,
4 The ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on Ararat's mountains. 4 and on the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.
5 The waters receded continually until the tenth month. In the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were seen. 5 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.
6 It happened at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made, 6 After forty days Noah opened the window he had made in the ark
7 and he sent forth a raven. It went back and forth, until the waters were dried up from off the earth. 7 and sent out a raven, and it kept flying back and forth until the water had dried up from the earth.
8 He sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the surface of the ground, 8 Then he sent out a dove to see if the water had receded from the surface of the ground.
9 but the dove found no place to rest her foot, and she returned to him into the ark; for the waters were on the surface of the whole earth. He put forth his hand, and took her, and brought her to him into the ark. 9 But the dove could find no place to set its feet 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.
10 He stayed yet another seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark. 10 He waited seven more days and again sent out the dove from the ark.
11 The dove came back to him at evening, and, behold, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off. So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. 11 When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf ! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.
12 He stayed yet another seven days, and sent forth the dove; and she didn't return to him any more. 12 He waited seven more days and sent the dove out again, but this time it did not return to him.
13 It happened in the six hundred first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth. Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked. He saw that the surface of the ground was dried. 13 By the first day of the first month of Noah's six hundred and first year, the water had dried up from the earth. Noah then removed the covering from the ark and saw that the surface of the ground was dry.
14 In the second month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, the earth was dry. 14 By the twenty-seventh day of the second month the earth was completely dry.
15 God spoke to Noah, saying, 15 Then God said to Noah,
16 "Go forth from the ark, you, and your wife, and your sons, and your sons' wives with you. 16 "Come out of the ark, you and your wife and your sons and their wives.
17 Bring forth with you every living thing that is with you of all flesh, including birds, cattle, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply on the earth." 17 Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you--the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground--so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number upon it."
18 Noah went forth, with his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives with him. 18 So Noah came out, together with his sons and his wife and his sons' wives.
19 Every animal, every creeping thing, and every bird, whatever moves on the earth, after their families, went forth out of the ark. 19 All the animals and all the creatures that move along the ground and all the birds--everything that moves on the earth--came out of the ark, one kind after another.
20 Noah built an altar to Yahweh, and took of every clean animal, and of every clean bird, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 20 Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it.
21 Yahweh smelled the sweet savor. Yahweh said in his heart, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again strike everything living, as I have done. 21 The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
22 While the earth remains, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease." 22 "As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease."