Genesis 7:12

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the raine was vpon the earth, fortie dayes, and fortie nights.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The rain fell upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And rain came down on the earth for forty days and forty nights.
- Basic English Bible

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

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
- Webster's Bible

The rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.
- World English Bible

and the shower is on the earth forty days and forty nights.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 7:12


7:12 It rained without intermission or abatement, forty days and forty nights - And that upon the whole earth at once.


Discussion for Genesis 7:12

  • Tim Sarumi for verse 12
    It 's not a coincidence Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights,it was Gods way to start afresh but rather than destroy,He filled Jesus with the Holy Spirit for the journey ahead..Principle is the Same

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