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" 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. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty... "
An Examination of Dr. Burnet's Theory of the Earth - Page 234
by John Keill, M. de Maupertuis - 1734 - 4 pages
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The School of Man: Translated from the French. To which is Prefixed, a Key ...

François Genard - 1753 - 304 pages
...is the Scripture exprefs :' " The Fountains of the great Deep were broken up, the Windows of Heaven were opened, and the Rain was upon the Earth forty Days and forty Nights ; all the high Hills were covered, and fifteen Cubits upward did the Waters prevail."* The higheftV...
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Milton's Paradise Lost; Or, The Fall of Man: With Historical, Philosophical ...

John Milton - 1754 - 430 pages
...the Month, the fame Day were all the Fountains of the great Deep broken up, and the Windows of Heaven were opened. And the Rain was upon the Earth forty Days * and forty Nights. And in the " fecond Month, on the feven " and twentieth Day of the " Month, was the Earth dried." The clean...
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An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time, Volume 1

Universal history - 1779
...on the felf-fame day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened ; and' the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. The waters of the flood continued gradually to increafe for five months, till they reached...
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A Course of Physico-theological Lectures Upon the State of the World, from ...

Robert Miln - 1786 - 383 pages
...:Monthit the fame Day -were all the Fountains of the great Deep broken up ; and the Windows of $eaven -were opened. And the Rain 'was upon the Earth forty Days and forty Nights. THE hiftbry of Mofes, is nothing but a hiftory of that kingdom of providence, which Almighty...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 2

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - 1794
...All the fountains of the great deep " were broken up ; and the windows and flood " gates of heaven were opened : and the rain "was upon the earth, forty days and forty " nights." These were the two grand sources of the deluge. Yet, one of these sources has been supposed...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 19

1794
...f;i)s, " All the fountains of the great deep were broken up ; and the windows and flood-gates of heaven were opened : and the rain was upon the earth, forty days and forty nights." Thefe were the two grand fources of the deluge. Yet, one of thcfe fources has been fuppolcd...
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The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on ..., Volume 2

1806
...the ark. " The same day " were the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the " windows of heaven were opened, and the rain was upon the " earth forty days and forty nights." After forty days the ark floated. The waters continued to rise for one hundred and fifty days,...
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A New System; Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology:: Wherein an Attempt is ...

Jacob Bryant - 1807
...the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain •was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. lit the self same day entered Noah, fyc. — And they went in unto Noah into the ark two and...
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An apology for the Bible, in a series of letters addressed to T. Paine ...

Richard Watson (bp. of Llandaff.) - 1808
...three nights, to denote what we understand by three days? — It is said in Genesis, chap. vii. 12. " The rain was upon the earth forty days and forty "nights," and this is equivalent to the expression, (ver. 17.) "And the flood was forty days upon the earth." Instead...
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Lectures on Scripture Facts

William Bengo Collyer - 1813 - 436 pages
...the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem. and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah^s...
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