Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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.

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 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bore children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown. 5 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. 6 And the LORD was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart.



Cross References

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet odor; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more everything living, as I have done.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Proverbs 6:18

A heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that are swift in running to evil,

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Romans 1:28-31

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;

Genesis 13:13

But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

Genesis 18:20-21

And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grave;

Deuteronomy 29:19

And it comes to pass, when he hears the words of this curse, that he blesses himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of my heart, to add drunkenness to thirst:

Job 15:16

How much more abominable and filthy is man, who drinks iniquity like water?

Psalm 14:1-4

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.

Psalm 53:2

God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Lo, this only have I found, that God has made man upright; but they have sought out many devices.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Ezekiel 8:9

And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then said he unto me, Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his idols? for they say, The LORD sees us not; the LORD has forsaken the land.

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Romans 3:9-19

What then? are we better than they? No, in no way: for we have before proved both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin;

Ephesians 2:1-3

And you has he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins:

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

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