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1 And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged; 2 The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained; 3 And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated. 4 And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat. 5 And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen. 6 And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made: 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. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark; 11 And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. 12 And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more. 13 And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry. 14 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. 15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee. 17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark. 20 And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done. 22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

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1 angela h = "This verse shows God's compassion, not only to man, but to His other creation as well.  God uses wind to make a passage across the Red Sea in the Exodus also. (Exodus 14:21)Asswaged means lowered."
2 angela h = "God stopped the springs of the earth from flowing and the rain from coming."
3 angela h = "After 5 months God made the water to recede. (7:24)"
4 angela h = "The ark floated for 2 months more and then came to a stop on Mt. Ararat. Mt. Ararat is believed to be in modern day Turkey.Other references to this mountain are found  in 2 kings 19:37 and Jeremiah 51:27 (Holman Illustrated Pocket Bible Dictionary)Also see www.noaharksearch.com. for more detailed information and pictures"
5 angela h = "The mountaintops began to appear, so Noah sent out a raven and then a dove to see if the water was dried up enough for them to leave the ark. The dove returned to him."
6 angela h = "Noah sent out the dove in seven more days and she brought back proof of growing vegetation, and olive leaf.It is noteworthy that the dove represents the Holy Spirit and the  olive tree is representative of the nation of Israel in the Bible.Seven more days after letting the dove go out and come again the dove didn't return. "
7 angela h = "After being in the ark an entire year, Noah finally opens it up and sees that the "face of the ground was dry". The earth was not yet suitable to live on. "
8 angela h = "Nearly 2 months later God tells Noah to come off the ark. The  earth was inhabitable now. "
9 angela h = "Noah and his family and all of the animals exited the ark. They must have beheld quite a site. The entire earth washed clean."
10 angela h = "Noah is grateful to God for saving him and his family. He built an alter and then sacrificed one of every clean animal to God."
11 angela h = "God accepts Noah's sacrifice and makes a covenant with him. God acknowledges that men are sinful in nature and promises to not to destroy the earth and the living things in it because man is sinful.Notice He doesn't say He will never destroy the earth, but that He will not destroy it for man's sinfulness. "