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.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 8:21 Lit to His heart
  2. Genesis 8:21 Or inclination
  3. Genesis 8:21 Lit strike