Genesis 6:1

“And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 6:1

And it came to passe, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were borne vnto them:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters were born unto them,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And after a time, when men were increasing on the earth, and had daughters,
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass when mankind began to multiply on the earth, and daughters were born to them,
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born to them,
- Webster's Bible

It happened, when men began to multiply on the surface of the ground, and daughters were born to them,
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass that mankind have begun to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters have been born to them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 6:1

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 6:1


6:1 Men began to multiply upon the face of the earth - This was the effect of the blessing, #Gen 1:28|, and yet man's corruption so abused this blessing, that it turned into a curse.


Discussion for Genesis 6:1

  • J M banda on Genesis 6:1
    Who fathered these daughters?
  • Janice Hinty - in Reply on Genesis 6:1
    Gen. 6:2 tells us who fathered the daughters...."The sons of God (angels) saw that the daughters of men were fair, and they took wives of all they desired and chose". Jude 1:6 tells us what God did to these angels, "And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day".
  • Aggie on Genesis 6:1
    If daughters were just being born to them, then who were they having all these children with??
  • Janice Hinty - in Reply on Genesis 6:1
    "Gen. 6:2 tells us who fathered the daughters...."The sons of God (angels) saw that the daughters of men were fair, and they took wives of all they desired and chose". Jude 1:6 tells us what God did to these angels, "And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day"."
  • Luke - in Reply on Genesis 6:1
    ?? Says it right there. Daughters of men.


 

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