And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the Earth, and it grieved him at his heart, and the LORD said, "I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the Earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air, for it repenteth me that I have made them."
But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
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. Make thee an ark of gopher wood and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch, and this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof, with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it and, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the Earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the Earth shall die, but with thee will I establish my covenant and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee."