Genesis 6:8

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Noah found favor in the eyes of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But Noah found favor in the eyes of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Noah had grace in the eyes of God.
- Basic English Bible

But Noah found favour in the eyes of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

But Noah found favor in Yahweh's eyes.
- World English Bible

And Noah found grace in the eyes of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 6:8


6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord - This vindicates God's justice in his displeasure against the world, and shews that he had examined the character of every person in it, before he pronounced it universally corrupt; for there being one good man he smiled upon him.


Discussion for Genesis 6

  • Irene123
    The men on here that believe angels had sex with 'daus. of men' - need to PRAY for God's wisdom before reading these vs. again. You men haven't got God's spirit or you would know - angels are spirits, just like God; they cannot reproduce; they haven't the equipment. Nor have they God's power when He 'overshadowed' Mary. God created them and so controls them. Isa.1:18 - Come now, let us reason ---.
  • Irene123
    Gen. 4:26 - "..... then began men to call on the name of the Lord". This is when men became 'sons of God, when they began recognizing Him. Gen. 6:2 - " ..... "That the sons of God saw the daus. of men." Daus. of heathen men.
  • Dennis
    True They were fallen Angels and they did wrong with the women created a Giant race of Big people tried to mess up God's plan but it failed
  • Michael C.
    Yes, Cheryl: in the whole context of the sentence, and of the whole chapter; it talks about what God saw as rejecting His Spirit, and eventually causing the utter corruption of the world. Look in Strong's concordance; the word translated Giants, literally means a Bully, or Tyrant; secondarily, Giant. Now put together the whole verse: they forsook God's Spirit to become great in this world! see v3!
  • Doug
    As it was in the days of Noah, SO SHALL IT BE in the days of the coming of the
    Son of man.
  • Michael C.
    Hi Cheryl; No, there was only Noah and his family, and the animals; everyone else perished in the cataclysm. The Lord said, that many will seek to enter, and will not be able (Mt. 7:13-27).How there were giants? The Lord knows; I don't really care. There were giants again later, when the nations of the Canaanites possessed the land; and a few still remained, up to the time of David (I Samuel 17).

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