Nature Reports Genesis 2:6-7 and 7:11


Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth[a] and no plant had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground, but streams[b] came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground

Genesis 2:6-7

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, on the seventeenth day of the second month—on that day all the springs of the great deep burst forth

Genesis 7:11

The ultimate origin of water in the Earth’s hydrosphere is in the deep Earth


Short version of the story from USA Today.