12 And rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights.(A)

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17 For forty days(A) the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.

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18 Then Moses entered the cloud as he went on up the mountain. And he stayed on the mountain forty(A) days and forty nights.(B)

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The Golden Calf

32 When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain,(A) they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods[a] who will go before(B) us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out of Egypt, we don’t know what has happened to him.”(C)

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  1. Exodus 32:1 Or a god; also in verses 23 and 31
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28 Moses was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights(A) without eating bread or drinking water.(B) And he wrote on the tablets(C) the words of the covenant—the Ten Commandments.(D)

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When I went up on the mountain to receive the tablets of stone, the tablets of the covenant(A) that the Lord had made with you, I stayed on the mountain forty days(B) and forty nights; I ate no bread and drank no water.(C)

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11 At the end of the forty days and forty nights,(A) the Lord gave me the two stone tablets,(B) the tablets of the covenant.

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18 Then once again I fell(A) prostrate before the Lord for forty days and forty nights; I ate no bread and drank no water,(B) because of all the sin you had committed,(C) doing what was evil in the Lord’s sight and so arousing his anger.

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25 I lay prostrate before the Lord those forty days and forty nights(A) because the Lord had said he would destroy you.(B)

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10 Now I had stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights, as I did the first time, and the Lord listened to me at this time also. It was not his will to destroy you.(A)

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He says to the snow,(A) ‘Fall on the earth,’
    and to the rain shower, ‘Be a mighty downpour.’(B)

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13 He brings the clouds to punish people,(A)
    or to water his earth and show his love.(B)

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After fasting forty days and forty nights,(A) he was hungry.

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