Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Genesis
Chapter 6

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Genesis 5 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 7
GENESIS 6:1
JPS 6:1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
ONK 6:1 And it was when the sons of men had begun to multiply upon the earth, and daughters were born to them,
PAL 6:1 And it was when the sons of men began to multiply upon the face of the earth, and fair daughters were born to them;
 
GENESIS 6:2
JPS 6:2 that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives, whomsoever they chose.
ONK 6:2 that the sons of the mighty(33) saw the daughters of men that they were beautiful, and took to them wives of all whom they pleased.(34)
PAL 6:2 and the sons of the great saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and painted, and curled, walking with revelation of the flesh, and with imaginations of wickedness; that they took them wives of all who pleased them.
 
GENESIS 6:3
JPS 6:3 And the LORD said: 'My spirit shall not abide in man for ever, for that he also is flesh; therefore shall his days be a hundred and twenty years.'
ONK 6:3 And the Lord said, This evil generation shall not stand before me for ever, because they are flesh, and their works are evil. A term (or length) will I give them, an hundred and twenty years, if they may be converted.
PAL 6:3 And the Lord said by His Word, All the generations of the wicked which are to arise shall not be purged after the order of the judgments of the generation of the deluge, which shall be destroyed and exterminated from the midst of the world. Have I not imparted My Holy Spirit to them (or, placed My Holy Spirit in them), that they may work good works? and, behold, their works are wicked. Behold, I will give them a prolongment of a hundred and twenty years, that they may work repentance, and not perish.
JER 6:3 And the Word of the Lord said, The generations which are to arise shall not be judged after (the manner of) the generation of the deluge, (which is) to be destroyed, and exterminated, and finally blotted out. Have I not imparted My Spirit to the sons of men, because they are flesh, that they may work good works? But they do works of evil. Behold, I have given them a prolongment of a hundred and twenty years, that they may work repentance; but they have not done it.
 
GENESIS 6:4
JPS 6:4 The Nephilim were in the earth in those days, and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bore children to them; the same were the mighty men that were of old, the men of renown.
ONK 6:4 Giants were in the earth in those days; and also when, after that the sons of the mighty had gone in unto the daughters of men, there were born from them giants who from of old were men of name.
PAL 6:4 Schamchazai and Uzziel, who fell from heaven, were on the earth in those days; and also, after the sons of the Great had gone in with the daughters of men, they bare to them: and these are they who are called men who are of the world,(23) men of names.
 
GENESIS 6:5
JPS 6:5 And the LORD 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.
ONK 6:5 And the Lord saw that the wickedness of man had multiplied in the earth, and that every formation (or image) of the thought of his heart was only evil every day.
PAL 6:5 And the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and all the imagery of the thought of his heart was only evil every day.
 
GENESIS 6:6
JPS 6:6 And it repented the LORD that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him at His heart.
ONK 6:6 And it repented the Lord in His Word that He had made men upon the earth.
PAL 6:6 And it repented the Lord in His Word that He had made man upon the earth; and He passed judgment upon them by His Word.
JER 6:6 And there was repentance before the Lord in His Word that He had made man upon the earth... And He said, and judged in His heart.
 
GENESIS 6:7
JPS 6:7 And the LORD said: 'I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and creeping thing, and fowl of the air; for it repenteth Me that I have made them.'
ONK 6:7 And He said, (in His Word,)(35) that He would break their strength according to His pleasure. And the Lord said, Man whom I have made will I blot out(36) from the face of the earth;—from man to the beast, to the reptile, and to the fowls of heaven; because it repenteth Me in My Word that I have made them.
PAL 6:7 And the Lord said, I will abolish by My Word man, whom I have created upon the face of the earth, from man to cattle, to the reptile, and to the fowl of the heavens; because I have repented in My Word that I have made them.
 
GENESIS 6:8
JPS 6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
ONK 6:8 But Noach found mercy before the Lord.
PAL 6:8 But Noah, who was righteous, found favour before the Lord.
JER 6:8 But Noah, because he was righteous in his generation, found favour and mercy before the Lord.
 
GENESIS 6:9
JPS 6:9 These are the generations of Noah. Noah was in his generations a man righteous and wholehearted; Noah walked with God.
ONK 6:9 These are the memorials of Noach. Noach was a man righteous and perfect in his generation; in the fear of the Lord walked Noach.
PAL 6:9 These are the genealogies of the race of Noah. Noah was a just man, complete in good works in his generation, (and) in the fear of the Lord walked Noah.
 
GENESIS 6:10
JPS 6:10 And Noah begot three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
ONK 6:10 And Noach begat three sons, Shem, Cham, and Yapeth.
PAL 6:10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Cham, and Japheth.
 
GENESIS 6:11
JPS 6:11 And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
ONK 6:11 And the earth was corrupted before the Lord, and the earth was filled with violences.(37)
PAL 6:11 And the earth was corrupted through the inhabitants thereof, who had declined from the ways of righteousness before the Lord; and the earth was filled with rapine.
JER 6:11 And the earth was filled with violences and frauds.
 
GENESIS 6:12
JPS 6:12 And God saw the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.
ONK 6:12 And the Lord saw the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt, because all flesh had corrupted, each one, his way upon the earth.
PAL 6:12 And the Lord beheld the earth; and, lo, it was corrupt; for all flesh had every one corrupted his way upon the earth.
 
GENESIS 6:13
JPS 6:13 And God said unto Noah: 'The end of all flesh is come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
ONK 6:13 And the Lord said to Noach, The end of all flesh cometh before Me, because the earth is filled with violences from the face of their wicked works; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
PAL 6:13 And the Lord said to Noah, The end of all flesh cometh before Me, because the earth is filled with rapine by their evil works; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
 
GENESIS 6:14
JPS 6:14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood; with rooms shalt thou make the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
ONK 6:14 Make thee an ark with the wood of cedar; dwellings shalt thou make in the ark, and overlay it within and without with pitch.
PAL 6:14 Make thee an ark of the wood of cedars; a hundred and fifty cells shalt thou make to the ark in its left side, and thirty and six in its breadth; and ten cabins in the midst, to lay up in them provision; and five repositories on the right, and five on the left; and thou shalt protect it within and without with pitch.
 
GENESIS 6:15
JPS 6:15 And this is how thou shalt make it: the length of the ark three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
ONK 6:15 And thus shalt thou make it: three hundred cubits shall be the length of the ark, fifty cubits its breadth, and thirty cubits its height.
PAL 6:15
 
GENESIS 6:16
JPS 6:16 A light shalt thou make to the ark, and to a cubit shalt thou finish it upward; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
ONK 6:16 A light shalt thou make to the ark, and at a cubit shalt thou complete it above, and the door of the ark thou shalt place in its side. Lower dwellings, second and third, shalt thou make in it.
PAL 6:16 Go thou unto Phison, and take from thence a precious stone, and fix it in the ark to illuminate you: with the measure of a cubit (or span) shalt thou complete it above. And a door shalt thou set in the side of the ark; and with dwelling-places, inferior, second, and third, shalt thou make it.
 
GENESIS 6:17
JPS 6:17 And I, behold, I do bring the flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; every thing that is in the earth shall perish.
ONK 6:17 And I, behold, I do bring the deluge of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life from under the heavens. Every thing that is on the earth shall die.
PAL 6:17 And I, behold, I bring a flood of waters upon the earth to swallow up all flesh which hath in it the spirit of life from under the heavens: whatever is upon the earth shall be swept away.
 
GENESIS 6:18
JPS 6:18 But I will establish My covenant with thee; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
ONK 6:18 And I will establish My covenant with thee; and thou shalt enter into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and the wives of thy sons with thee.
PAL 6:18 But I will establish my covenant with thee; and thou shalt go into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and the wives of thy sons with thee.
 
GENESIS 6:19
JPS 6:19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.
ONK 6:19 And of all that liveth of all flesh two and two of all that enter into the ark to abide with thee, male and female shall they be.
PAL 6:19 And of all that liveth of all flesh, two of every (kind) shall go into the ark, to be preserved alive with thee: male and female shall they be.
 
GENESIS 6:20
JPS 6:20 Of the fowl after their kind, and of the cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
ONK 6:20 Of fowl according to its kind, and of cattle according to her kind, and of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of all shall enter with thee to abide.
PAL 6:20 Of the fowl after its kind, and of all cattle after its kind, and of every reptile of the earth after its kind, two of every (sort) shall enter to thee by the hand of the angel, who will take and cause them to enter to thee, to be preserved.
 
GENESIS 6:21
JPS 6:21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.'
ONK 6:21 And thou, take with thee of all food which is eaten, and gather to be with thee; and it shall be for thee and for them to eat.
PAL 6:21 And thou, take to thee of all food that is eaten, and let it be to thee and to them for food.
 
GENESIS 6:22
JPS 6:22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
ONK 6:22 And Noach did according to all which the Lord had commanded him, so did he.
PAL 6:22 And Noah did according to all that the Lord had instructed him.
 
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