New American Standard Bible
21 The Lord (A)smelled the soothing aroma, and the Lord said [a]to Himself, “I will never again (B)curse the ground on account of man, for (C)the [b]intent of man’s heart is evil from his youth; (D)and I will never again [c]destroy every living thing, as I have done.Read full chapter
21 The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma [a soothing, satisfying scent] and the Lord said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intent (strong inclination, desire) of man’s heart is wicked from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.Read full chapter
New International Version
21 The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma(A) and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse the ground(B) because of humans, even though[a] every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood.(C) And never again will I destroy(D) all living creatures,(E) as I have done.
- Genesis 8:21 Or humans, for