Genesis 6:1-8 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 When mankind began to multiply on the earth and daughters were born to them, 1 When men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them,
2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were beautiful, and they took any they chose as wives for themselves. 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.
3 And the Lord said, "My Spirit will not remain with mankind forever, because they are corrupt. Their days will be 120 years." 3 Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for he is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years."
4 The Nephilim were on the earth both in those days and afterwards, when the sons of God came to the daughters of man, who bore children to them. They were the powerful men of old, the famous men. 4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
5 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, 5 The LORD saw how great man's wickedness on the earth had become, and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil all the time.
6 the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. 6 The LORD was grieved that he had made man on the earth, and his heart was filled with pain.
7 Then the Lord said, "I will wipe off the face of the earth: man, whom I created, together with the animals, creatures that crawl, and birds of the sky-for I regret that I made them." 7 So the LORD said, "I will wipe mankind, whom I have created, from the face of the earth--men and animals, and creatures that move along the ground, and birds of the air--for I am grieved that I have made them."
8 Noah, however, found favor in the eyes of the Lord. 8 But Noah found favor in the eyes of the LORD.