New King James Version
21 And the Lord smelled (A)a soothing aroma. Then the Lord said in His heart, “I will never again (B)curse the ground for man’s sake, although the (C)imagination[a] of man’s heart is evil from his youth; (D)nor will I again destroy every living thing as I have done.Read full chapter
- Genesis 8:21 intent or thought
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
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