The Bible in Its Traditions

Genesis 6:5–12

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And YHWH 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.

Gn6:6  And the Lord God, having seen that the wicked actions of men were multiplied upon the earth, and that every one in his heart was intently brooding over evil continually,

Then God, seeing that the wickedness of men was great upon the earth and that every thought of their heart was intent upon evil at all times,

And it repented YHWH that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him at His heart.

Gn6:7  then God laid it to heart that he had made man upon the earth, and he pondered it deeply.

repented that he had made man on the earth. And being touched inwardly with a sorrow of heart,

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And YHWH said: 'I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and creeping thing, and fowl of the air; for it repenteth Me that I have made them.'

he said, “I will eliminate man, whom I have created, from the face of the earth, from man to other living things, from animals even to the flying things of the air. For it grieves me that I have made them.”

So the LORD said, I will destroy men whom I have created from the face of the earth; both men and animals, and the creeping things, and the fowls of the air; I am sorry that I have made them.

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But Noah found grace in the eyes of YHWH.

Gn6:9  But Noe found grace before the Lord God.

Yet truly, Noah found grace before the Lord.

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These are the generations of Noah. Noah was in his generations a man righteous and whole-hearted; Noah walked with God.

Gn6:10  And these are the generations of Noe. Noe was a just man; being perfect in his generation, Noe was well-pleasing to God.

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10  And Noah begot three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

10  And he conceived three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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11  And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.

11  Yet the earth was corrupted before the eyes of God, and it was filled with iniquity.

11  The earth was corrupt in the presence of God, and the earth was filled with wickedness.

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12  And God saw the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.

Gn6:13  And the Lord God saw the earth, and it was corrupted; because all flesh had corrupted its way upon the earth.

12  And when God had seen that the earth had been corrupted, (indeed, all flesh had corrupted its way upon the earth)