And the Lord said, (A)“My Spirit shall not (B)strive[a] with man forever, (C)for he is indeed flesh; yet his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.” There were [b]giants on the earth in those (D)days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.

Then [c]the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every (E)intent[d] of the thoughts of his heart was only evil [e]continually.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 6:3 LXX, Syr., Tg., Vg. abide
  2. Genesis 6:4 Heb. nephilim, fallen or mighty ones
  3. Genesis 6:5 So with MT, Tg.; Vg. God; LXX Lord God
  4. Genesis 6:5 thought
  5. Genesis 6:5 all the day

26 (A)And as it (B)was in the (C)days of (D)Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:

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20 who formerly were disobedient, [a]when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 3:20 NU, M when the longsuffering of God waited patiently