Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved at heart.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

King James Version

And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

Holman Bible

the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

International Standard Version

Then the LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and he was deeply grieved about that.

A Conservative Version

And LORD regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

American Standard Version

And it repented Jehovah that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord had sorrow because he had made man on the earth, and grief was in his heart.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah repented that he had made Man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD repented of having made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will lament that he made man in the earth, and he will be grieved at his heart

King James 2000

And the LORD was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and {he was grieved in his heart}.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah repented that He had made man on the earth, and He was angry to His heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he repented that he had made man upon the earth and sorrowed in his heart.

NET Bible

The Lord regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and he was highly offended.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

The Emphasized Bible

and it grieved Yahweh, that he had made man in the earth, - and he took sorrow unto his heart.

Webster

And the LORD repented that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

World English Bible

Yahweh was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah repenteth that He hath made man in the earth, and He grieveth Himself -- unto His heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

the Lord

Usage: 0

man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

on the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and it grieved
עצב 
`atsab 
Usage: 17

him at

unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
Usage: 0

References

American

Easton

Sin

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Judgment Decreed

5 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. 6 And the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved at heart. 7 So the Lord said, I will destroy, blot out, and wipe away mankind, whom I have created from the face of the ground -- "not only man, [but] the beasts and the creeping things and the birds of the air -- "for it grieves Me and makes Me regretful that I have made them.



Cross References

Isaiah 63:10

But they rebelled and grieved His Holy Spirit; therefore He turned to become their enemy and Himself fought against them.

1 Samuel 15:11

I regret making Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not performed My commands. And Samuel was grieved and angry [with Saul], and he cried to the Lord all night.

2 Samuel 24:16

And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord relented of the evil and reversed His judgment and said to the destroying angel, It is enough; now stay your hand. And the angel of the Lord was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

Ephesians 4:30

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God [do not offend or vex or sadden Him], by Whom you were sealed (marked, branded as God's own, secured) for the day of redemption (of final deliverance through Christ from evil and the consequences of sin).

Exodus 32:14

Then the Lord turned from the evil which He had thought to do to His people.

Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that He should tell or act a lie, neither the son of man, that He should feel repentance or compunction [for what He has promised]. Has He said and shall He not do it? Or has He spoken and shall He not make it good?

1 Samuel 15:29

And also the Strength of Israel will not lie or repent; for He is not a man, that He should repent.

Jeremiah 18:8-10

And if [the people of] that nation concerning which I have spoken turn from their evil, I will relent and reverse My decision concerning the evil that I thought to do to them.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect ( free, large, full) gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of all [that gives] light, in [the shining of] Whom there can be no variation [rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [as in an eclipse].

Deuteronomy 5:29

Oh, that they had such a [mind and] heart in them always [reverently] to fear Me and keep all My commandments, that it might go well with them and with their children forever!

Deuteronomy 32:29

O that they were wise and would see through this [present triumph] to their ultimate fate!

Deuteronomy 32:36

For the Lord will revoke sentence for His people and relent for His servants' sake when He sees that their power is gone and none remains, whether bond or free.

1 Samuel 15:35

And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death, though Samuel grieved over Saul. And the Lord repented that He had made Saul king over Israel.

1 Chronicles 21:15

God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it, and as he was destroying, the Lord beheld, and He regretted and relented of the evil and said to the destroying angel, It is enough; now stay your hand. And the angel of the Lord stood by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Psalm 78:40

How often they defied and rebelled against Him in the wilderness and grieved Him in the desert!

Psalm 81:13

Oh, that My people would listen to Me, that Israel would walk in My ways!

Psalm 95:10

Forty years long was I grieved and disgusted with that generation, and I said, It is a people that do err in their hearts, and they do not approve, acknowledge, or regard My ways.

Psalm 106:45

And He [earnestly] remembered for their sake His covenant and relented their sentence of evil [comforting and easing Himself] according to the abundance of His mercy and loving-kindness [when they cried out to Him].

Psalm 110:4

The Lord has sworn and will not revoke or change it: You are a priest forever, after the manner and order of Melchizedek.

Psalm 119:158

I behold the treacherous and am grieved and loathe them, because they do not respect Your law [neither hearing, receiving, loving, nor obeying it].

Isaiah 48:18

Oh, that you had hearkened to My commandments! Then your peace and prosperity would have been like a flowing river, and your righteousness [the holiness and purity of the nation] like the [abundant] waves of the sea.

Jeremiah 26:19

Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put [Micah] to death? Did he not [reverently] fear the Lord and entreat the Lord? And did not the Lord relent and reverse the decision concerning the evil which He had pronounced against them? But [here] we are thinking of committing what will be a great evil against ourselves.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, As I live, says the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn back, turn back from your evil ways, for why will you die, O house of Israel?

Hosea 11:8

How can I give you up, O Ephraim! How can I surrender you and cast you off, O Israel! How can I make you as Admah or how can I treat you as Zeboiim [both destroyed with Sodom]! My heart recoils within Me; My compassions are kindled together.

Joel 2:13

Rend your hearts and not your garments and return to the Lord, your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in loving-kindness; and He revokes His sentence of evil [when His conditions are met].

Jonah 3:10

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God revoked His [sentence of] evil that He had said that He would do to them and He did not do it [for He was comforted and eased concerning them].

Malachi 3:6

For I am the Lord, I do not change; that is why you, O sons of Jacob, are not consumed.

Luke 19:41-42

And as He approached, He saw the city, and He wept [ audibly] over it,

Romans 11:29

For God's gifts and His call are irrevocable. [He never withdraws them when once they are given, and He does not change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call.]

Hebrews 3:10

And so I was provoked (displeased and sorely grieved) with that generation, and said, They always err and are led astray in their hearts, and they have not perceived or recognized My ways and become progressively better and more experimentally and intimately acquainted with them.

Hebrews 3:17

And with whom was He irritated and provoked and grieved for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose dismembered bodies were strewn and left in the desert?

Hebrews 6:17-18

Accordingly God also, in His desire to show more convincingly and beyond doubt to those who were to inherit the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose and plan, intervened (mediated) with an oath.

Jump To Previous

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain