Genesis 6:5
Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great upon the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was altogether evil all the time.
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Genesis 13:13
But the men of Sodom were wicked, sinning greatly against the LORD.

Genesis 18:20, 21
Then the LORD said, "The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great. Because their sin is so grievous, . . .

Psalm 14:1-4
The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt; their acts are vile. There is no one who does good. . . .

Psalm 53:2
God looks down from heaven upon the sons of men to see if any understand, if any seek God.

Romans 1:28-31
Furthermore, since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, He gave them up to a depraved mind, to do what ought not to be done. . . .

Romans 3:9-19
What then? Are we any better? Not at all. For we have already made the charge that Jews and Greeks alike are all under sin. . . .

every imagination.

Genesis 8:21
When the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, He said in His heart, "Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from his youth. And never again will I destroy all living creatures as I have done.

Deuteronomy 29:19
because when such a person hears the words of this oath, he may invoke a blessing on himself, saying, 'I will have peace, even though I walk in the stubbornness of my own heart.' This will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.

Job 15:16
how much less man, who is vile and corrupt, who drinks injustice like water?

Proverbs 6:18
a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that run swiftly to evil,

Ecclesiastes 7:29
Only this have I found: I have discovered that God made men upright, but they have sought out many schemes."

Ecclesiastes 9:3
This is an evil in everything that is done under the sun: There is one fate for everyone. Furthermore, the hearts of men are full of evil and madness while they are alive, and afterward they join the dead.

Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure--who can understand it?

Ezekiel 8:9, 12
Then He said to me, "Go in and see the wicked abominations they are committing here." . . .

Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, and slander.

Mark 7:21-23
For from within the hearts of men come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, . . .

Ephesians 2:1-3
As for you, you were dead in your trespasses and sins, . . .

Titus 3:3
For at one time we too were foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to all sorts of desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.


Jeremiah 4:14
Wash the evil from your heart, O Jerusalem, so that you may be saved. How long will you harbor wicked thoughts within you?


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,

International Standard Version
The LORD saw that human evil was growing more and more throughout the earth, with every inclination of people's thoughts becoming only evil on a continuous basis.

NET Bible
But the LORD saw that the wickedness of humankind had become great on the earth. Every inclination of the thoughts of their minds was only evil all the time.
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