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וַיָּ֣רַח ה' אֶת־רֵ֣יחַ הַנִּיחֹחַ֒ וַיֹּ֨אמֶר ה' אֶל־לִבּ֗וֹ
לֹֽא־אֹ֠סִף לְקַלֵּ֨ל ע֤וֹד אֶת־הָֽאֲדָמָה֙ בַּעֲב֣וּר הָֽאָדָ֔ם כִּ֠י יֵ֣צֶר לֵ֧ב הָאָדָ֛ם רַ֖ע מִנְּעֻרָ֑יו וְלֹֽא־אֹסִ֥ף ע֛וֹד לְהַכּ֥וֹת אֶת־כָּל־חַ֖י כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֥ר עָשִֽׂיתִי׃

The LORD smelled the pleasing odor, and the LORD said to Himself: “Never again will I doom the earth because of man, since the devisings of man’s mind are evil from his youth; nor will I ever again destroy every living being, (Gen 8)

IIRC, G-d created the Man with [a certain measure of] bad inclination and didn't make any changes to the plan since. According to Rambam (Yesodot 1) G-d is unchangeable:

וְכֵיוָן שֶׁנִּתְבָּרֵר שֶׁאֵינוֹ גּוּף וּגְוִיָּה יִתְבָּרֵר שֶׁ...אֵינוֹ מִשְׁתַּנֶּה שֶׁאֵין לוֹ דָּבָר שֶׁיִּגְרֹם לוֹ שִׁנּוּי.
Since it is clear that He is Incorporeal, it clearly follows that ... nor He undergoing any change as there is naught to cause any change in Him;

So what happened after the Mabul that G-d didn't know before and how it is reconciled with Rambam?

  • Rambam says that G-d cannot change. G-d cannot have regrets. This story can and should be read the way Rabbi Ishmael understands the Bible dibra torah k’lashon b’nei adam, “the Torah speaks in the language of man.” – Jonathan Nov 2 at 21:28

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