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Genesis 6:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

And the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not strive[a] with man forever, for he is indeed flesh; yet his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 6:3 LXX, Syr., Tg., Vg. abide
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Genesis 6:3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Then the Lord said, “My Spirit will not [a]remain with man forever, [b]because he is also flesh; [c]nevertheless his days shall be 120 years.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 6:3 Or rule in; or strive with; meaning uncertain
  2. Genesis 6:3 Or in his going astray he is flesh
  3. Genesis 6:3 Or therefore
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Genesis 6:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not strive and remain with man forever, because he is indeed flesh [sinful, corrupt—given over to sensual appetites]; nevertheless his days shall yet be [a]a hundred and twenty years.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 6:3 This may refer to the time given man to repent before the flood, or to the normative human life span after the flood.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Genesis 6:3 New International Version (NIV)

Then the Lord said, “My Spirit will not contend with[a] humans forever, for they are mortal[b]; their days will be a hundred and twenty years.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 6:3 Or My spirit will not remain in
  2. Genesis 6:3 Or corrupt
New International Version (NIV)

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Genesis 6:3 King James Version (KJV)

And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.

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