Parallel Verses

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,

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 (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.

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 tyrants in the world in those days. For after that the children of God had gone in unto the daughters of men and had begotten them children, the same children were the mightiest of the world and men of renown. 5 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, 6 he repented that he had made man upon the earth and sorrowed in his heart.



Cross References

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet savour and said in his heart, "I will henceforth no more curse the earth for man's sake, for the imagination of man's heart is evil even from the very youth of him. Moreover I will not destroy from henceforth all that liveth as I have done.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, breaking of wedlock, whoredom, theft, false witness-bearing, blasphemy.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart that goeth about with wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to do mischief,

Jeremiah 17:9

Among all things living, man hath the most deceitful and unsearchable heart. Who shall then know it?

Romans 1:28-31

And as it seemed not good unto them to be a known of God, even so God delivered them up unto a lewd mind, that they should do those things which were not comely,

Genesis 13:13

But the men of Sodom were wicked, and sinned exceedingly against the LORD.

Genesis 18:20-21

And the LORD said, "The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and their sin is exceeding grievous.

Deuteronomy 29:19

so that when he heareth the words of this curse, he bless himself in his heart saying, 'I shall have peace; I will therefore work after the lust of mine own heart, that the drunken may perish with the thirsty.'

Job 15:16

How much more then an abominable and vile man, which drinketh wickedness like water?

Psalm 14:1-4

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} The fool hath said in his heart, "Tush, there is no God." They are corrupt, and become abominable in their doings; there is none that doeth good, no not one.

Psalm 53:2

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

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Lo, this only have I found, that God made man just and right, but they seek divers subtleties.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

Among all things that come to pass under the Sun, this is a mystery, that it happeneth unto all alike. This is the cause also that the hearts of men are full of wickedness, and mad foolishness is in their hearts, as long as they live, until they die.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be helped. How long shall thy noisesome thoughts remain with thee?

Ezekiel 8:9

And he said unto me, "Go thy way in, and look what wicked abominations they do there."

Ezekiel 8:12

Then said he unto me, "Thou son of man, hast thou seen what the Senators of the house of Israel do secretly, everyone in his chamber? For they say, 'Tush, the LORD seeth us not, the LORD regardeth not the world.'"

Mark 7:21-23

For from within even out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts: adultery, fornication, murder,

Romans 3:9-19

What say we then? Are we better than they? No, in no wise. For we have already proved how that both Jews and gentiles are all under sin,

Ephesians 2:1-3

And you hath he quickened also, that were dead in trespass and sin:

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were in times past, unwise, disobedient, deceived, in danger to lusts, and to divers manners of voluptuousness, living in maliciousness and envy, full of hate, hating one another.

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