GENESIS 8:13

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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Genesis 8:13 Translation & Meaning

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And it came to pass וַ֠יְהִי To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) came pass
in the six וְשֵׁשׁ Six (as an overplus beyond five or the fingers of the hand); as ordinal, sixth six
hundredth מֵא֜וֹת A hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction hundredth
and first בְּאַחַ֨ת Properly, united, i.e., one; or (as an ordinal) first first
year, שָׁנָ֗ה A year (as a revolution of time) year
in the first בָּֽרִאשׁוֹן֙ First, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun) first
month, (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the first בְּאֶחָ֣ד Properly, united, i.e., one; or (as an ordinal) first first
day (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of the month, לַחֹ֔דֶשׁ The new moon; by implication, a month month
the waters הַמַּ֖יִם Water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen waters
were dried up חָֽרְב֥וּ To parch (through drought) i.e., (by analogy,) to desolate, destroy, kill dried up
from off מֵעַ֣ל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications off
the earth: הָאָ֑רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth
and Noah נֹ֙חַ֙ Noach, the patriarch of the flood Noah
removed וַיָּ֤סַר To turn off (literally or figuratively) removed
the covering מִכְסֵ֣ה A covering, i.e., weatherboarding covering
of the ark, הַתֵּבָ֔ה A box ark
and looked, וַיַּ֕רְא To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) looked
and, behold, וְהִנֵּ֥ה Lo! behold
the face פְּנֵ֥י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) face
of the ground הָֽאֲדָמָֽה׃ Soil (from its general redness) ground
was dry. חָֽרְב֖וּ Parched or ruined dry

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  • 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,




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