New International Version
But Noah found favor in the eyes of the LORD.
King James Bible
But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
But Noah found favour in the eyes of Jehovah.
World English Bible
But Noah found favor in Yahweh's eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
And Noah found grace in the eyes of Jehovah.
Genesis 6:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord - Why? Because he was, 1. A just man, איש צדיק ish tsaddik, a man who gave to all their due; for this is the ideal meaning of the original word. 2. He was perfect in his generation - he was in all things a consistent character, never departing from the truth in principle or practice. 3. He walked with God - he was not only righteous in his conduct, but he was pious, and had continual communion with God. The same word is used here as before in the case of Enoch. See Genesis 5:22.
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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 …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
Covenanting Performed in Former Ages with Approbation from Above.
Noah's Faith, Fear, Obedience, and Salvation
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.
But the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.
"Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man.
1 Peter 3:20
to those who were disobedient long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water,
2 Peter 2:5
if he did not spare the ancient world when he brought the flood on its ungodly people, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others;
Your servant has found favor in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can't flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I'll die.
And the LORD said to Moses, "I will do the very thing you have asked, because I am pleased with you and I know you by name."
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