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Genesis 8:3

    Genesis 8:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of a hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the waters went slowly back from the earth, and at the end of a hundred and fifty days the waters were lower.

    Webster's Revision

    and the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of a hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.

    World English Bible

    The waters receded from the earth continually. After the end of one hundred fifty days the waters decreased.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of an hundred and fifty days the waters decreased.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 8:3

    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.