Genesis 8:1-6 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 But God remembered Noah and all the wild and tame animals with him in the boat. He made a wind blow over the earth, and the water went down. 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 underground springs stopped flowing, and the clouds in the sky stopped pouring down rain. 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 3 The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down,
4 The water that covered the earth began to go down. After one hundred fifty days it had gone down so much that the boat touched land again. It came to rest on one of the mountains of Araratn on the seventeenth day of the seventh month. 4 and on the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.
5 The water continued to go down so that by the first day of the tenth month the tops of the mountains could be 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 Forty days later Noah opened the window he had made in the boat, and 6 After forty days Noah opened the window he had made in the ark