Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,

New American Standard Bible

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

King James Version

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

International Standard Version

The LORD saw that human evil was growing more and more throughout the earth, with every inclination of people's thoughts becoming only evil on a continuous basis.

A Conservative Version

And LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Amplified

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination and intention of all human thinking was only evil continually.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord saw that the sin of man was great on the earth, and that all the thoughts of his heart were evil.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will see that great the evil of man in the earth, and every formation of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the days.

King James 2000

And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh saw that the evil of humankind [was] great upon the earth, and every inclination of the thoughts of his heart [was] always only evil.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was increased upon the earth, and that all the imagination and thoughts of his heart was only evil continually,

NET Bible

But the Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind had become great on the earth. Every inclination of the thoughts of their minds was only evil all the time.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Yahweh saw that great, was the wickedness of man in the earth, and that, every purpose of the devices of his heart, was only wicked all the day;

Webster

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

World English Bible

Yahweh saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah seeth that abundant is the wickedness of man in the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the day;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

יצר 
Yetser 
Usage: 9

of the thoughts
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

רק 
Raq 
only, surely, nothing but, except, but, in any wise
Usage: 107

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 6:5

References

American

Sin

Easton

Sin

Images Genesis 6:5

Prayers for Genesis 6:5

Context Readings

Judgment Decreed

4 The Nephilim were on the earth both in those days and afterward, when the sons of God came to the daughters of mankind, who bore children to them. They were the powerful men of old, the famous men. 5 When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time, 6 the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.



Cross References

Genesis 8:21

When the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, He said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, even though man’s inclination is evil from his youth. And I will never again strike down every living thing as I have done.

Matthew 15:19

For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart that plots wicked schemes,
feet eager to run to evil,

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?

Romans 1:28-31

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.

Genesis 13:13

Now the men of Sodom were evil, sinning greatly against the Lord.

Genesis 18:20-21

Then the Lord said, “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is immense, and their sin is extremely serious.

Deuteronomy 29:19

When someone hears the words of this oath, he may consider himself exempt, thinking, ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will lead to the destruction of the well-watered land as well as the dry land.

Job 15:16

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

Psalm 14:1-4

A Portrait of SinnersFor the choir director. Davidic. The fool says in his heart, “God does not exist.”
They are corrupt; they do vile deeds.
There is no one who does good.

Psalm 53:2

God looks down from heaven on the human race
to see if there is one who is wise,
one who seeks God.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Only see this: I have discovered that God made people upright, but they pursued many schemes.”

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun: there is one fate for everyone. In addition, the hearts of people are full of evil, and madness is in their hearts while they live—after that they go to the dead.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash the evil from your heart, Jerusalem,
so that you will be delivered.
How long will you harbor
malicious thoughts within you?

Ezekiel 8:9

He said to me, “Go in and see the terrible and detestable things they are committing here.”

Ezekiel 8:12

Then He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the darkness, each at the shrine of his idol? For they are saying, ‘The Lord does not see us. The Lord has abandoned the land.’”

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

Romans 3:9-19

What then? Are we any better? Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin,

Ephesians 2:1-3

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins

Titus 3:3

For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved by various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.

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