Gen. 8:21 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
smelled
ruwach (Hebrew #7306)
properly, to blow, i.e. breathe; only (literally) to smell or (by implication, perceive (figuratively, to anticipate, enjoy)
KJV usage: accept, smell, X touch, make of quick understanding.
Pronounce: roo'-akh
Origin: a primitive root
a ζsweet
nichowach (Hebrew #5207)
from 5117; properly, restful, i.e. pleasant; abstractly, delight
KJV usage: sweet (odour).
Pronounce: nee-kho'-akh
Origin: or niychoach {nee-kho'-akh}
i savor
reyach (Hebrew #7381)
odor (as if blown)
KJV usage: savour, scent, smell.
Pronounce: ray'-akh
Origin: from 7306
; and the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
in
'el (Hebrew #413)
a primitive particle; properly, denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, i.e. near, with or among; often in general, to
KJV usage: about, according to ,after, against, among, as for, at, because(-fore, -side), both...and, by, concerning, for, from, X hath, in(- to), near, (out) of, over, through, to(-ward), under, unto, upon, whether, with(-in).
Pronounce: ale
Origin: (but only used in the shortened constructive form sel {el})
his heart
leb (Hebrew #3820)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything
KJV usage: + care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.
Pronounce: labe
Origin: a form of 3824
, I will not again
yacaph (Hebrew #3254)
to add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing)
KJV usage: add, X again, X any more, X cease, X come more, + conceive again, continue, exceed, X further, X gather together, get more, give more-over, X henceforth, increase (more and more), join, X longer (bring, do, make, much, put), X (the, much, yet) more (and more), proceed (further), prolong, put, be (strong-) er, X yet, yield.
Pronounce: yaw-saf'
Origin: a primitive root
k curse
qalal (Hebrew #7043)
to be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc.)
KJV usage: abate, make bright, bring into contempt, (ac-)curse, despise, (be) ease(-y, -ier), (be a, make, make somewhat, move, seem a, set) light(-en, -er, -ly, -ly afflict, -ly esteem, thing), X slight(-ly), be swift(-er), (be, be more, make, re-)vile, whet.
Pronounce: kaw-lal'
Origin: a primitive root
the ground
'adamah (Hebrew #127)
soil (from its general redness)
KJV usage: country, earth, ground, husband(-man) (-ry), land.
Pronounce: ad-aw-maw'
Origin: from 119
any more for man’s
'adam (Hebrew #120)
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.)
KJV usage: X another, + hypocrite, + common sort, X low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
Pronounce: aw-dawm'
Origin: from 119
sake
`abuwr (Hebrew #5668)
passive participle of 5674; properly, crossed, i.e. (abstractly) transit; used only adverbially, on account of, in order that
KJV usage: because of, for (...'s sake), (intent) that, to.
Pronounce: aw-boor'
Origin: or rabur {aw-boor'}
; ηfor thel imagination
yetser (Hebrew #3336)
a form; figuratively, conception (i.e. purpose)
KJV usage: frame, thing framed, imagination, mind, work.
Pronounce: yay'-tser
Origin: from 3335
of man’s
'adam (Hebrew #120)
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.)
KJV usage: X another, + hypocrite, + common sort, X low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
Pronounce: aw-dawm'
Origin: from 119
heart
leb (Hebrew #3820)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything
KJV usage: + care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.
Pronounce: labe
Origin: a form of 3824
is evil
ra` (Hebrew #7451)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)
KJV usage: adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, + displease(-ure), distress, evil((- favouredness), man, thing), + exceedingly, X great, grief(-vous), harm, heavy, hurt(-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief(-vous), misery, naught(-ty), noisome, + not please, sad(-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked(-ly, -ness, one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
Pronounce: rah
Origin: from 7489
from his youth
na`uwr (Hebrew #5271)
and (feminine) nturah {neh- oo-raw'}; properly, passive participle from 5288 as denominative; (only in plural collectively or emphatic form) youth, the state (juvenility) or the persons (young people)
KJV usage: childhood, youth.
Pronounce: naw-oor'
Origin: or naur {naw-oor'}
; neither will I again
yacaph (Hebrew #3254)
to add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing)
KJV usage: add, X again, X any more, X cease, X come more, + conceive again, continue, exceed, X further, X gather together, get more, give more-over, X henceforth, increase (more and more), join, X longer (bring, do, make, much, put), X (the, much, yet) more (and more), proceed (further), prolong, put, be (strong-) er, X yet, yield.
Pronounce: yaw-saf'
Origin: a primitive root
m smite
nakah (Hebrew #5221)
to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), X go forward, X indeed, kill, make (slaughter), murderer, punish, slaughter, slay(-er, -ing), smite(-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, X surely, wound.
Pronounce: naw-kaw'
Origin: a primitive root
any more every thing living
chay (Hebrew #2416)
alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively
KJV usage: + age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
Pronounce: khah'-ee
Origin: from 2421
, as I have done
`asah (Hebrew #6213)
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows)
KJV usage: accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, pracise, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, X sacrifice, serve, set, shew, X sin, spend, X surely, take, X thoroughly, trim, X very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.
Pronounce: aw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
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ζ
savor of rest.
η
or, though.

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smelled.
Lev. 1:9,13,17• 9but its inwards and its legs shall he wash in water; and the priest shall burn all on the altar, a burnt-offering, an offering by fire to Jehovah of a sweet odour.
13but the inwards and the legs shall he wash with water; and the priest shall present it all, and burn it on the altar: it is a burnt-offering, an offering by fire to Jehovah of a sweet odour.
17and he shall split it open at its wings, but shall not divide it asunder; and the priest shall burn it on the altar on the wood that is on the fire: it is a burnt-offering, an offering by fire to Jehovah of a sweet odour.
(Lev. 1:9,13,17)
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Lev. 26:31• 31And I will lay waste your cities and desolate your sanctuaries; and I will not smell your sweet odours. (Lev. 26:31)
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Song of Sol. 4:10‑11• 10How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! How much better is thy love than wine! And the fragrance of thine ointments than all spices!
11Thy lips, my spouse, drop as the honeycomb; Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.
(Song of Sol. 4:10‑11)
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Isa. 65:6• 6Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence, but will recompense, even recompense into their bosom, (Isa. 65:6)
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Ezek. 20:41• 41As a sweet savour will I accept you, when I bring you out from the peoples, and gather you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered; and I will be hallowed in you in the sight of the nations. (Ezek. 20:41)
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Amos 5:21‑22• 21I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will not smell a sweet odour in your solemn assemblies.
22For if ye offer up unto me burnt-offerings and your oblations, I will not accept them; neither will I regard the peace-offerings of your fatted beasts.
(Amos 5:21‑22)
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2 Cor. 2:15• 15For we are a sweet odour of Christ to God, in the saved and in those that perish: (2 Cor. 2:15)
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Eph. 5:2• 2and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour. (Eph. 5:2)
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Phil. 4:18• 18But I have all things in full supply and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odour of sweet savour, an acceptable sacrifice, agreeable to God. (Phil. 4:18)
sweet savour.
Heb. savour of rest.
curse.
for.
or, though.
the imagination.
Gen. 6:5• 5And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually. (Gen. 6:5)
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Job 14:4• 4Who can bring a clean man out of the unclean? Not one! (Job 14:4)
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Job 15:14‑16• 14What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
15Behold, he putteth no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not pure in his sight:
16How much less the abominable and corrupt,--man, that drinketh unrighteousness like water!
(Job 15:14‑16)
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Psa. 51:5• 5Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me. (Psa. 51:5)
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Psa. 58:3• 3The wicked go astray from the womb; they err as soon as they are born, speaking lies. (Psa. 58:3)
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Prov. 20:9• 9Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin? (Prov. 20:9)
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Eccl. 7:20• 20Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good and sinneth not. (Eccl. 7:20)
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Isa. 47:12• 12Stand now with thine enchantments and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to turn them to profit, if so be thou mayest cause terror. (Isa. 47:12)
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Isa. 47:15• 15Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast laboured, they that trafficked with thee from thy youth: they shall wander every one to his own quarter; there is none to save thee. (Isa. 47:15)
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Isa. 48:8• 8Yea, thou heardest not, yea, thou knewest not, yea, from of old thine ear was not opened; for I knew that thou wouldest ever deal treacherously, and thou wast called a transgressor from the womb. (Isa. 48:8)
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Isa. 53:6• 6All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned every one to his own way; and Jehovah hath laid upon him the iniquity of us all. (Isa. 53:6)
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Jer. 8:6• 6I hearkened and heard: they speak not what is right; there is no man who repenteth him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? Every one turneth to his course, like a horse rushing into the battle. (Jer. 8:6)
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Jer. 17:9• 9The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it? (Jer. 17:9)
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Jer. 18:12• 12But they say, There is no hope; for we will walk after our own devices, and we will each one do according to the stubbornness of his evil heart. (Jer. 18:12)
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Matt. 15:19• 19For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies; (Matt. 15:19)
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John 3:6• 6That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. (John 3:6)
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Rom. 1:21• 21Because, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but fell into folly in their thoughts, and their heart without understanding was darkened: (Rom. 1:21)
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Rom. 3:23• 23for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; (Rom. 3:23)
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Rom. 8:7‑8• 7Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:
8and they that are in flesh cannot please God.
(Rom. 8:7‑8)
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Eph. 2:1‑3• 1and *you*, being dead in your offences and sins--
2in which ye once walked according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience:
3among whom *we* also all once had our conversation in the lusts of our flesh, doing what the flesh and the thoughts willed to do, and were children, by nature, of wrath, even as the rest:
(Eph. 2:1‑3)
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James 1:14‑15• 14But every one is tempted, drawn away, and enticed by his own lust;
15then lust, having conceived, gives birth to sin; but sin fully completed brings forth death.
(James 1:14‑15)
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James 4:1‑2• 1Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence,--from your pleasures, which war in your members?
2Ye lust and have not: ye kill and are full of envy, and cannot obtain; ye fight and war; ye have not because ye ask not.
(James 4:1‑2)
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1 John 5:19• 19We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the wicked one. (1 John 5:19)
neither.
as I.
 Nor was Noah's any more than Abel's a sin-offering. What then suited was a burnt-offering. It was of a sweet savor, or savor of rest, and of course propitiatory (The Early Chapters of Genesis: Chapter 8:20-22 by W. Kelly)
 How blessed was the effect even of this witness to the great Sacrifice! Compare chap. 6:5-7. When Jehovah saw, not the sacrifice, but man's wickedness great in the earth. (The Early Chapters of Genesis: Chapter 8:20-22 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And Jehovah smelled the sweet odourb. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man’s heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

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b
Lit. "odour of rest."