Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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,

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 (depravity) of man was great on the earth, and that every imagination or intent of the thoughts of his heart were 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.

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 at that time (and also immediately afterward), when those divine beings were having sexual relations with those human women, who gave birth to children for them. These children became the heroes and legendary figures of ancient times. 5 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. 6 Then the LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and he was deeply grieved about that.



Cross References

Genesis 8:21

When the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, he told himself, "I will never again curse the land because of human beings even though human inclinations remain evil from youth nor will I destroy every living being ever again, as I've done.

Matthew 15:19

It is out of the heart that evil thoughts come, as well as murder, adultery, sexual immorality, stealing, false testimony, and slander.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart crafting evil plans, feet running swiftly to wickedness,

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?

Romans 1:28-31

Furthermore, because they did not think it worthwhile to keep knowing God fully, God delivered them to degraded minds to perform acts that should not be done.

Genesis 13:13

Now the men of Sodom were particularly evil and sinful in their defiance of the LORD.

Genesis 18:20-21

The LORD also said, "How great is the disapproval of Sodom and Gomorrah! Their sin is so very serious!

Deuteronomy 29:19

because when such a person hears the words of this oath, he will bless himself and say: "I will have a peaceful life, even though I'm determined to be stubborn.' By doing this he will be sweeping away both watered and parched ground alike.'

Job 15:16

then how much less is one who is abhorred and corrupted, such as a man who drinks injustice like water?"

Psalm 14:1-4

Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit evil deeds; not one of them practices what is good.

Psalm 53:2

God looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

I have discovered only this: God made human beings for righteousness, but they seek many alternatives."

Ecclesiastes 9:3

There is a tragedy that infects everything that happens on earth: a common event happens to everyone. In fact, the hearts of human beings are full of evil. Madness remains in their hearts while they live, and afterwards they join the dead.

Jeremiah 4:14

Jerusalem, wash your evil from your heart so that you may be delivered. How long will you harbor evil schemes within you?

Ezekiel 8:9

Then he told me, "Go on through that entrance, so you may see the wicked, detestable things that they're committing here."

Ezekiel 8:12

the Spirit asked me, "Do you see, Son of Man, what the elders of Israel's house are doing in secret, each in the chamber of his own carved idol? They keep saying, "God doesn't see us. The LORD has abandoned the land.'"

Mark 7:21-23

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

Romans 3:9-19

What, then, does this mean? Are we Jews any better off? Not at all! For we have already accused everyone, both Jews and Greeks, of being under the power of sin.

Ephesians 2:1-3

You used to be dead because of your offenses and sins

Titus 3:3

After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.

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