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.
Lv. 1:9,13,17• 9But his inwards and his legs shall he wash in water: and the priest shall burn all on the altar, to be a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savor unto the Lord.
13But he shall wash the inwards and the legs with water: and the priest shall bring it all, and burn it upon the altar: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savor unto the Lord.
17And he shall cleave it with the wings thereof, but shall not divide it asunder: and the priest shall burn it upon the altar, upon the wood that is upon the fire: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savor unto the Lord.
(Lv. 1:9,13,17)
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Lv. 26:31• 31And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savor of your sweet odors. (Lv. 26:31)
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SoS 4:10‑11• 10How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!
11Thy lips, O 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.
(SoS 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• 41I will accept you with your sweet savor, when I bring you out from the people, and gather you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you before the heathen. (Ezek. 20:41)
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Amos 5:21‑22• 21I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.
22Though ye offer me burnt offerings and your meat offerings, I will not accept them: neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat beasts.
(Amos 5:21‑22)
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2 Cor. 2:15• 15For we are unto God a sweet savor of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish: (2 Cor. 2:15)
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Eph. 5:2• 2And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savor. (Eph. 5:2)
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Phil. 4:18• 18But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odor of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God. (Phil. 4:18)
sweet savour.
Heb. savour of rest.
curse.
for.
or, though.
the imagination.
Gen. 6:5• 5And 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. (Gen. 6:5)
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Job 14:4• 4Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one. (Job 14:4)
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Job 15:14‑16• 14What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
15Behold, he putteth no trust in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.
16How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?
(Job 15:14‑16)
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Psa. 51:5• 5Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. (Psa. 51:5)
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Psa. 58:3• 3The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be 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• 20For there is not a just 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 labored from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail. (Isa. 47:12)
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Isa. 47:15• 15Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast labored, even thy merchants, from thy youth: they shall wander every one to his quarter; none shall save thee. (Isa. 47:15)
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Isa. 48:8• 8Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and 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 the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. (Isa. 53:6)
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Jer. 8:6• 6I hearkened and heard, but they spake not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? every one turned to his course, as the horse rusheth into the battle. (Jer. 8:6)
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Jer. 17:9• 9The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? (Jer. 17:9)
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Jer. 18:12• 12And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart. (Jer. 18:12)
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Matt. 15:19• 19For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, 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 that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart 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 carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
8So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
(Rom. 8:7‑8)
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Eph. 2:1‑3• 1And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;
2Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:
3Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
(Eph. 2:1‑3)
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James 1:14‑15• 14But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
15Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
(James 1:14‑15)
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James 4:1‑2• 1From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
2Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
(James 4:1‑2)
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1 John 5:19• 19And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness. (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."