Parallel Bible results for Genesis 8:20-22

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Genesis 8:20-22

RSV 20 Then Noah built an altar to the LORD, and took of every clean animal and of every clean bird, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. NIV 20 Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. RSV 21 And when the LORD smelled the pleasing odor, the LORD said in his heart, "I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again destroy every living creature as I have done. NIV 21 The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done. RSV 22 While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease." NIV 22 "As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease."