Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 in the earth in those days, and also after that, when God's sons came in to men's daughters. They bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown. 5 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. 6 Yahweh was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.



Cross References

Genesis 8:21

Yahweh smelled the pleasant aroma. Yahweh said in his heart, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again strike everything living, as I have done.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual sins, thefts, false testimony, and blasphemies.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

Romans 1:28-31

Even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Genesis 13:13

Now the men of Sodom were exceedingly wicked and sinners against Yahweh.

Genesis 18:20-21

Yahweh said, "Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous,

Deuteronomy 29:19

and it happen, when he hears the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, "I shall have peace, though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart, to destroy the moist with the dry."

Job 15:16

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!

Psalm 14:1-4

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none who does good.

Psalm 53:2

God looks down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there are any who understood, who seek after God.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Behold, this only have I found: that God made man upright; but they search for many schemes."

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event to all: yes 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

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

Ezekiel 8:9

He said to me, Go in, and see the wicked abominations that they do here.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then he said to me, Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in his rooms of imagery? for they say, Yahweh doesn't see us; Yahweh has forsaken the land.

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Romans 3:9-19

What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.

Ephesians 2:1-3

You were made alive when you were dead in transgressions and sins,

Titus 3:3

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

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