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Genesis Chapter 6

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Widespread Sin and the Universal Flood

6:1 Now it came to pass, when man began to multiply on the face of the earth , and daughters were born to them,

6:2 That sons of Elohim (אלהים) saw the daughters of men, that they were beautiful; and they took them wives for themselves of all whom they chose.

6:3 And YHWH (יהוה) said:

"My Ruach shall not strive with man forever, for that he also is indeed flesh: therefore shall his days be One hundred and twenty years.

6:4 There were Nefilim (giants) in the earth in those yamin (days); and also after that, when benai Elohim (אלהים) came in to banot ha adam, and they bare [children] to them, the same [became] mighty men which [were] of old, men of renown.

6:5(Maftir)

And YHWH (יהוה) saw (וירא) that the ra'ah (wickednessרעת) of man was [was] great in the earth, and [that] every yetzer (imaginations) of the machshevot (thoughts) of his heart [was] only evil continually.

6:6 Ve yi nakhem (relented, נחם) YHWH (יהוה) that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him at His heart.

6:7 And YHWH (יהוה) said:

"I will machah (wipe out) man whom I have created from the face of ha adamah; both man, and behemah, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it relented Me that I have made them.

6:8 But Noach (נח) found favour (grace chen) in the eyes of YHWH (יהוה).

Haftarah:  Yeshayahu 42:5-43 (A) 42:5-21(s)

Tehillim 139

Brit Hadashah Reading: Mattityahu 1:1-17; Luke 3:23-38 | 19:3-9; Markos 10:1-12; | Yochanan 1:1-18; Korintos Alef 6:15-20; 15:35-58; Romaios 5:12-21; Ephesios 5:21-32; Kolossaeus 1:14-17; Timotheos Alef 2:11-15; Hebrews 1:1-3; 3:7-4:11; Kefa Bet 3:3-14; Revelation 21:1-5; 22:1-5

 

Parashah 2: Noach 6:9-11:32

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6:9 (i) Noach and his three sons

Eleh toldot Noakh:

Noakh ish tzadik tamim hayah bedorotav et-haElohim hithalekh-Noakh:

These are the genealogies of Noach. Noach was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noach continually walked with Elohim.

6:10 And Noach (נח) begat three sons, Shem (שׁם), Ham (חם), and Yefet (יפת).

6:11 Vatishakhet haeretz lifnei haElohim vatimale haeretz hamas:

And the earth corrupted itself before Elohim, - and the earth was filled with violencee,

6:12 And Elohim (אלהים) looked upon the earth, and, hinnei, it was shachat (corrupt); for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.

The Ark preparation

(Hebrews 11:7; 1 Kefa 3:20)

6:13 And Elohim (אלהים) said to Noach (נח):

"The end of all flesh is come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, hinnei, I will destroy them with the earth.

6:14 Aseh lekha tevat atzei-gofer kinim taaseh et-hatevah vekhafarta otah mibayit umikhutz bakofer:

Make yourself an ark of gopherwood; make rooms in the ark, and cover it inside and outside with pitch.

6:15 And this is how you shall make it:

The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits,

its width fifty cubits, and

its height thirty cubits.

6:16 Make a roof for the ark, and finish it to a cubit above, and set the door of the ark in its side. Make it with lower, second, and third decks.

6:17 For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.

6:18 But with thee will I establish My Brit; and thou shall come into the tevah (ark בּבה), thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.

6:19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every [sort] shall thou bring into the tevah (ark בּבה), to keep [them] alive with thee; they shall be zakar (male) and Nekevah (female).

6:20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every [sort] shall come to thee, to keep [them] alive.

6:21 And take thou to thee of all oklah (food) that is eaten, and thou shall gather [it] to thee; and it shall be for oklah (food) for thee, and for them.

6:22 Thus did Noach (נח); according to all that Elohim (אלהים) tzavah (commanded) him, so did he.


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