13Noah was now 601 years old. On the first day of the new year, ten and a half months after the flood began,#  Hebrew On the first day of the first month; see 7:11. the floodwaters had almost dried up from the earth. Noah lifted back the covering of the boat and saw that the surface of the ground was drying.

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