Genesis 6:6
Text Analysis
5162 [e]וַיִּנָּ֣חֶם
And was sorryConj-w | V-Nifal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
6213 [e]עָשָׂ֥ה
He had madeV-Qal-Perf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
120 [e]הָֽאָדָ֖ם
manArt | N-ms
776 [e]בָּאָ֑רֶץ
on the earthPrep-b, Art | N-fs
6087 [e]וַיִּתְעַצֵּ֖ב
and He was grievedConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
3820 [e]לִבּֽוֹ׃
His heartN-msc | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 6:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּנָּ֣חֶם יְהוָ֔ה כִּֽי־עָשָׂ֥ה אֶת־הָֽאָדָ֖ם בָּאָ֑רֶץ וַיִּתְעַצֵּ֖ב אֶל־לִבֹּֽו׃

בראשית 6:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וינחם יהוה כי־עשה את־האדם בארץ ויתעצב אל־לבו׃

בראשית 6:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וינחם יהוה כי־עשה את־האדם בארץ ויתעצב אל־לבו׃

בראשית 6:6 Hebrew Bible
וינחם יהוה כי עשה את האדם בארץ ויתעצב אל לבו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

King James Bible
And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the LORD regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.
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