Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Amplified

The Lord regretted that He had made mankind on the earth, and He was [deeply] grieved in 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.

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.

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 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. 7 And said, "I will destroy mankind which I have made, from off the face of the earth: both man, beast, worm and fowl of the air, for it repenteth me that I have made them."



Cross References

Isaiah 63:10

But after they provoked him to wrath and vexed his holy mind, he was their enemy, and fought against them himself.

1 Samuel 15:11

"It repenteth me that I have made Saul king. For he is turned from me and hath not performed my commandments." Wherefore Samuel was evil apaid and cried unto the LORD all night.

2 Samuel 24:16

And when the Angel stretched out his hand unto Jerusalem to have destroyed it, the LORD had compassion to do that evil, and said to the Angel that destroyed the people, "It is sufficient: let thine hand cease." And the Angel was at the threshing place of Araunah the Jebusite.

Ephesians 4:30

And grieve not the holy spirit of God, by whom ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.

Exodus 32:14

And the LORD refrained himself from that evil, which he said he would do unto his people.

Numbers 23:19

The Lord God is not a man, that he can lie; neither the son of a man, that he can repent! Should he say, and not do? Or should he speak, and not make it good?

1 Samuel 15:29

And thereto he that giveth victory to Israel, will not beguile nor repent: for he is not a man, that can repent."

Jeremiah 18:8-10

if that people against whom I have thus devised convert from their wickedness: Immediately, I repent of the plague, that I devised to bring upon them.

James 1:17

Every good gift, and every perfect gift, is from above and cometh down from the father of light, with whom is no variableness, neither is he changed unto darkness.

Deuteronomy 5:29

Oh that they had such a heart with them to fear me and keep all my commandments always, that it might go well with them and with their children forever.

Deuteronomy 32:29

I would they were wise, and understood this, and would consider their latter end.'

Deuteronomy 32:36

"For the LORD will do justice unto his people, and have compassion on his servants. For it shall be seen that their power shall fail, and at the last they shall be prisoned and forsaken.

1 Samuel 15:35

But Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death. Nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul, because the LORD repented that he had made him king over Israel.

1 Chronicles 21:15

And God sent the angel to Jerusalem to destroy it. And as he was about to destroy, the LORD beheld and had compassion on the wretchedness, and said to the angel that destroyed, "It is enough, now cease thine hand." And the angel of the LORD stood by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Psalm 78:40

O how oft did they grieve him in the wilderness? How many a time did they provoke him in the desert?

Psalm 81:13

O that my people would obey me! For if Israel would walk in my ways,

Psalm 95:10

Forty years long was I grieved with that generation, and said, "They ever err in their hearts, they verily have not known my ways."

Psalm 106:45

He thought upon his covenant, and pitied them, according unto the multitude of his mercies;

Psalm 110:4

The LORD sware, and will not repent, "Thou art a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek."

Psalm 119:158

It grieveth me when I see the transgressors, because they keep not thy law.

Isaiah 48:18

If thou wilt now regard my commandment, thy wealthiness shall be as the water stream: and thy righteousness as the waves flowing in the sea.

Jeremiah 26:19

Did Hezekiah king of Judah and the people of Judah put him to death for this? No verily, but rather feared the LORD, and made their prayer unto him. For the which cause also the LORD repented of the plague, that he had devised against them. Should we then do such a shameful deed against our souls?"

Ezekiel 33:11

Tell them, 'As truly as I live, sayeth the LORD God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but much rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn you, turn you from your ungodly ways, O ye of the house of Israel. Oh, wherefore will ye die?'

Hosea 11:8

What great things have I given thee, O Ephraim? How faithfully have I defended thee, O Israel? Have I dealt with thee as with Adam? Or have I entreated thee like Zeboim? No, my heart is otherwise minded. Yea, my mercy is to fervent:

Joel 2:13

And tear your hearts and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God. For he is full of mercy and compassion, long ere he be angry, and great in mercy and repentance when he is at the point to punish.

Jonah 3:10

And when God saw their works, how they turned from their wicked ways, he repented on the evil which he said he would do unto them, and did it not.

Malachi 3:6

For I am the LORD that change not, and ye, O children of Jacob, will not leave off.

Luke 19:41-42

And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept on it,

Romans 11:29

For verily the gifts and calling of God are such, that it cannot repent him of them.

Hebrews 3:10

Wherefore I was grieved with that generation and said, 'They ever err in their hearts: they verily have not known my ways,'

Hebrews 3:17

But with whom was he displeased forty years? Was he not displeased with them that sinned: whose carcasses were overthrown in the desert?

Hebrews 6:17-18

So God, willing very abundantly to show, unto the heirs of promise, the stableness of his counsel; he added an oath,

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