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And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

8:10 other seven days. The frequent references to “seven days” in the Flood account, plus the fact that Noah left the ark 371 days (53 weeks) after entering it, indicates they were following a calendar based on seven-day weeks. Confined in the ark, the crew could not use the moon or stars for navigation or chronology, but could, of course, count days.

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