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Genesis 8:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— the fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Also the fountains of the deep and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky was restrained;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The fountains also of the deep, and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the fountains of the deep and the windows of heaven were closed, and the pour of rain from heaven was stopped.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and the fountains of the roaring-deep were shut, and the windows of the heavens,—and the heavy rain was restrained from the heavens;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and closed are the fountains of the deep and the net-work of the heavens, and restrained is the shower from the heavens.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The fountains also of the deep, and the floodgates of heaven, were shut up, and the rain from heaven was restrained.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The fountaines also of the deepe, and the windowes of heauen were stopped, and the raine from heauen was restrained.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the fountains of the deep were closed up, and the flood-gates of heaven, and the rain from heaven was withheld.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The fountains 4599
{4599} Prime
מַעְיָן
ma`yan
{mah-yawn'}
From H5869 (as a denominative in the sense of a spring); a fountain (also collectively), figuratively a source (of satisfaction).
also of the deep 8415
{8415} Prime
תְּהוֹם
t@howm
{teh-home'}
(Usually feminine) from H1949; an abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean water supply).
and the windows 699
{0699} Prime
אֲרֻבָּה
'arubbah
{ar-oob-baw'}
Feminine participle passive of H0693 (as if for lurking); a lattice; (by implication) a window, dove cot (because of the pigeon holes), chimney (with its apertures for smoke), sluice (with openings for water).
of heaven 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
were stopped, 5534
{5534} Prime
סָכַר
cakar
{saw-kar'}
A primitive root; to shut up; by implication to surrender.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
and the rain 1653
{1653} Prime
גֶּשֶׁם
geshem
{gheh'-shem}
From H1652; a shower.
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
heaven 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
was restrained; 3607
{3607} Prime
כָּלָא
kala'
{kaw-law'}
A primitive root; to restrict, by act (hold back or in) or word (prohibit).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
fountains:

Genesis 7:11 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.
Proverbs 8:28 When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:
Jonah 2:3 For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.

the rain:

Job 37:11-13 Also by watering he wearieth the thick cloud: he scattereth his bright cloud: ... He causeth it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy.
Job 38:37 Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,
Matthew 8:9 For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this [man], Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth [it].
Matthew 8:26-27 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. ... But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!
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Gn 7:11. Jb 37:11; 38:37. Pv 8:28. Jna 2:3. Mt 8:9, 26.

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