New International Version
Now the earth was corrupt in God's sight and was full of violence.
King James Bible
The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
Darby Bible Translation
And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was full of violence.
World English Bible
The earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
Young's Literal Translation
And the earth is corrupt before God, and the earth is filled with violence.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The earth also was corrupt - See the note on Genesis 6:5.
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TEXT: "My Spirit shall not always strive with men."--Genesis 6:31. For the truth of this statement one needs only to study his Bible and he will find written in almost every book of Old Testament and New a similar expression. At the same time in the study of God's word it will be revealed to him that God has a great plan which he is carefully working out. We must be familiar with the beginning and the unfolding of this plan and with the conclusion he reached. When after the rebellion of his …
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Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham and Japheth.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Go down, because your people, whom you brought up out of Egypt, have become corrupt.
For I know that after my death you are sure to become utterly corrupt and to turn from the way I have commanded you. In days to come, disaster will fall on you because you will do evil in the sight of the LORD and arouse his anger by what your hands have made."
But when the judge died, the people returned to ways even more corrupt than those of their ancestors, following other gods and serving and worshiping them. They refused to give up their evil practices and stubborn ways.
He said to me, "Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a trivial matter for the people of Judah to do the detestable things they are doing here? Must they also fill the land with violence and continually arouse my anger? Look at them putting the branch to their nose!
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