Genesis 6:5
Text Analysis
7200 [e]וַיַּ֣רְא
And sawConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
7227 [e]רַבָּ֛ה
[was] greatAdj-fs
7451 [e]רָעַ֥ת
the wickednessN-fsc
120 [e]הָאָדָ֖ם
of manArt | N-ms
776 [e]בָּאָ֑רֶץ
in the earthPrep-b, Art | N-fs
3605 [e]וְכָל־
and [that] everyConj-w | N-msc
3336 [e]יֵ֙צֶר֙
4284 [e]מַחְשְׁבֹ֣ת
of the thoughtsN-fpc
3820 [e]לִבּ֔וֹ
of his heartN-msc | 3ms
7535 [e]רַ֥ק
[was] altogetherAdv
7451 [e]רַ֖ע
3605 [e]כָּל־
3117 [e]הַיּֽוֹם׃
the timeArt | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 6:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֣רְא יְהוָ֔ה כִּ֥י רַבָּ֛ה רָעַ֥ת הָאָדָ֖ם בָּאָ֑רֶץ וְכָל־יֵ֙צֶר֙ מַחְשְׁבֹ֣ת לִבֹּ֔ו רַ֥ק רַ֖ע כָּל־הַיֹּֽום׃

בראשית 6:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וירא יהוה כי רבה רעת האדם בארץ וכל־יצר מחשבת לבו רק רע כל־היום׃

בראשית 6:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וירא יהוה כי רבה רעת האדם בארץ וכל־יצר מחשבת לבו רק רע כל־היום׃

בראשית 6:5 Hebrew Bible
וירא יהוה כי רבה רעת האדם בארץ וכל יצר מחשבת לבו רק רע כל היום׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

King James Bible
And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the LORD saw that man's wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,
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continually. Heb. every day.

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