Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

and it rained throughout the earth for 40 days and 40 nights.

New American Standard Bible

The rain fell upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.

King James Version

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Holman Bible

and the rain fell on the earth 40 days and 40 nights.

A Conservative Version

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

American Standard Version

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Amplified

And it rained upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Bible in Basic English

And rain came down on the earth for forty days and forty nights.

Darby Translation

And the pour of rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And there was rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Julia Smith Translation

And the rain shall be upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

King James 2000

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the rain came upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Modern King James verseion

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and there fell a rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

NET Bible

And the rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.

New Heart English Bible

The rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.

The Emphasized Bible

(And it came to pass that the heavy rain was on the earth, - forty days and forty nights.)

Webster

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

World English Bible

The rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the shower is on the earth forty days and forty nights.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the rain
גּשׁם 
Geshem 
Usage: 35

was upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and forty
ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

References

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Prayers for Genesis 7:12

Context Readings

The Flood

11 On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened, 12 and it rained throughout the earth for 40 days and 40 nights. 13 On that very day, Noah entered the ark with his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah's wife, his sons' three wives with them,


Cross References

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I'll send rain on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights, and I'll destroy every living creature that I've made."

Genesis 7:17

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

Exodus 24:18

When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.

Deuteronomy 9:9

Then I went up to the mountain to receive the two stone Tablets of the Covenant that the LORD had established with you. I stayed on the mountain for 40 days and nights without eating food or drinking water.

Deuteronomy 9:18

I fell down in the LORD's presence, just as I had the first 40 days and nights. I did not eat food or drink water because of your sin. You had sinned by committing this evil in the sight of the LORD, thereby provoking him to anger.

Deuteronomy 10:10

When I stood on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights as I did the first time, the LORD listened to me once again. The LORD was not willing to destroy you.

1 Kings 19:8

So Elijah got up, ate and drank, and survived on that one meal for 40 days and nights as he set out on his journey to Horeb, God's mountain.

Matthew 4:2

After fasting for 40 days and 40 nights, he finally became hungry.

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