New Living Translation
The sons of God saw the beautiful women and took any they wanted as their wives.
King James Bible
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
Darby Bible Translation
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair, and took themselves wives of all that they chose.
World English Bible
that God's sons saw that men's daughters were beautiful, and they took for themselves wives of all that they chose.
Young's Literal Translation
and sons of God see the daughters of men that they are fair, and they take to themselves women of all whom they have chosen.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:2 The sons of God - Those who were called by the name of the Lord, and called upon that name, married the daughters of men - Those that were profane, and strangers to God. The posterity of Seth did not keep to themselves as they ought, but intermingled with the race of Cain: they took them wives of all that they chose - They chose only by the eye: They saw that they were fair - Which was all they looked at.
LibraryThe Survival of the Fittest.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT FLOOD.--Gen. 6-8. Parallel Readings. Hist. Bible I, 52-65. Darwin, Origin of Species; Wallace, Darwinism; 3. William Dawson, Modern Ideas of Evolution; Article Evolution in leading encyclopedias. When Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every purpose in the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually, it was a source of regret that he had made man on the earth and it grieved him to his heart. Therefore Jehovah said, I will …
Charles Foster Kent—The Making of a Nation
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The Sixth Proposition. All the Objections against the Universality of Christ's Death are Easily Solved
According to which principle or hypothesis all the objections against the universality of Christ's death are easily solved
Then the people began to multiply on the earth, and daughters were born to them.
Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not put up with humans for such a long time, for they are only mortal flesh. In the future, their normal lifespan will be no more than 120 years."
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