Parallel Verses

King James Version

Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

New American Standard Bible

Then he sent out a dove from him, to see if the water was abated from the face of the land;

Holman Bible

Then he sent out a dove to see whether the water on the earth’s surface had gone down,

International Standard Version

Later, he sent a dove out from the ark to see whether the water that covered the land's surface had completely receded,

A Conservative Version

And he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground.

American Standard Version

And he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

Amplified

Then he sent forth a dove to see if the waters had decreased from the surface of the ground.

Bible in Basic English

And he sent out a dove, to see if the waters had gone from the face of the earth;

Darby Translation

And he sent out the dove from him, to see if the waters had become low on the ground.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Also he sent forth a dove from him to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground,

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall send forth the dove from with him to see if the waters were diminished from the face of the earth.

King James 2000

Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {he sent out a dove} to see [whether] the waters had subsided from upon the ground.

Modern King James verseion

He also sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters had gone down from off the face of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then sent he forth a dove from him, to wete whether the waters were fallen from off the earth.

NET Bible

Then Noah sent out a dove to see if the waters had receded from the surface of the ground.

New Heart English Bible

He sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from the surface of the ground,

The Emphasized Bible

And he sent forth a dove from him, - to see whether the waters had abated, from off the face of the ground;

Webster

Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

World English Bible

He sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from the surface of the ground,

Youngs Literal Translation

And he sendeth forth the dove from him to see whether the waters have been lightened from off the face of the ground,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

a dove
יונה 
Yownah 
Usage: 31

from him, to see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

if the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

from off the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Flood Subsides

7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth. 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.


Cross References

Genesis 8:10-12

And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;

Song of Songs 1:15

Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes.

Song of Songs 2:11-12

For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone;

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

Matthew 10:16

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

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