40 days at the time of the flood
the Holy Bible


For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth. (7:4)

And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. (7:10)

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. (7:11)

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. (7:12)

And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. (7:17)

And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters. (7:18)

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that [were] under the whole heaven, were covered. (7:19)

Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered. (7:20)

And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man: (7:21)

All in whose nostrils [was] the breath of life, of all that [was] in the dry [land], died. (7:22)

And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained [alive], and they that [were] with him in the ark. (7:23)

And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days. (7:24)

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