Then the Lord said, “My Spirit(A) will not contend with[a] humans forever,(B) for they are mortal[b];(C) their days will be a hundred and twenty years.”

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  1. Genesis 6:3 Or My spirit will not remain in
  2. Genesis 6:3 Or corrupt

The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth,(A) and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time.(B)

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13 So God said to Noah, “I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. I am surely going to destroy(A) both them and the earth.(B)

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14 So make yourself an ark of cypress[a] wood;(A) make rooms in it and coat it with pitch(B) inside and out.

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  1. Genesis 6:14 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.