Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.
"Who can make the clean out of the unclean? No one!
The wicked are estranged from the womb; These who speak lies go astray from birth.
Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--
Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.
When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.
The LORD smelled the soothing aroma; and the LORD said to Himself, "I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.
"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.