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The Wickedness and Judgment of Man

6 Now it came to pass, awhen men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were beautiful; and they btook wives for themselves of all whom they chose.

And the Lord said, c“My Spirit shall not dstrive 1with man forever, efor he is indeed flesh; yet his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.” There were 2giants on the earth in those fdays, 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 3the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every gintent 4of the thoughts of his heart was only evil 5continually. And hthe Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and iHe was grieved in His jheart. So the Lord said, “I will kdestroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast, creeping thing and birds of the air, for I am sorry that I have made them.” But Noah lfound grace in the eyes of the Lord.


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