Gen 8:2-4 weekly devotion

#1
Genesis 8:2 King James Version (KJV)
2 The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was
restrained;

Genesis 8:2 Expanded Bible (EXB)


2 The ·underground springs [fountains/springs of the deep] stopped flowing, and the ·clouds [floodgates; windows] in the ·sky [heavens] ·stopped pouring down rain [L were closed and the rain from the sky/heavens were restrained].

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These are my thoughts.
God will see us past the hard times.
 
#2
Genesis 8:3 King James Version (KJV)
3 And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

Genesis 8:3 Expanded Bible (EXB)

The water that covered the earth began to ·go down [recede]. After one hundred fifty days ·it [L the waters] had ·gone down [abated] so much that the ·boat [ark] touched land again. It came to rest on one of the mountains of Ararat [C in ancient Urartu, present-day eastern Turkey] on the seventeenth day of the seventh month.

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These are my thoughts.
150 days it is interesting that God mentioned man’s was to last 150 years and the waters lasted 150 days.
 
#3
Genesis 8:4 King James Version (KJV)
4 And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.

Genesis 8:4 Expanded Bible (EXB)


The water that covered the earth began to ·go down [recede]. After one hundred fifty days ·it [L the waters] had ·gone down [abated] so much that the ·boat [ark] touched land again. It came to rest on one of the mountains of Ararat [C in ancient Urartu, present-day eastern Turkey] on the seventeenth day of the seventh month.

Expanded Bible (EXB)
The Expanded Bible, Copyright © 2011 Thomas Nelson Inc. All rights reserved.

These are my thoughts.
The ark rested, our rest comes thru Christ.
 
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