Genesis 6:2

“That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 6:2

That the sonnes of God saw the daughters of men, that they were faire, and they took them wiues, of all which they chose.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all that they chose.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair; and they took wives for themselves from those who were pleasing to them.
- Basic English Bible

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair, and took themselves wives of all that they chose.
- Darby Bible

That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all whom they chose.
- Webster's Bible

that God's sons saw that men's daughters were beautiful, and they took for themselves wives of all that they chose.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives, whomsoever they chose.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 6:2

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 6:2

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.

Discussion for Genesis 6:2

  • Joe on Genesis 6:2
    If the sons of God were angels it would be written as so.
  • Olowoyo Joseph on Genesis 6:2
    Am of opinion that sons of God are that of Seth while daughter of men were from Cain
  • Vendall - in Reply on Genesis 6:2
    I have pondered this one for years but I prayed to the Holy Spirit a moment ago for help with this controversial passage, then went back to the verse and saw your old post. Seems very reasonable and scripturaly sound so I am blessed by your comment as I continue my study! God bless you!
  • Bill on Genesis 6:2
    sons of god Bene alohim angels or a special type of angels..because as most people don 't know, in heaven their are different ranks of angels. Angels are messengers or servants of god, there pretty much the go between the spirtiual and physical world. Throughout the bible, we have cases were angels stepped down in their divinty, and took on mortal bodies. Genisis 6 is definity talking about angels. Their other books in the bible to back up this up as well. I know alot of people have a hard time wrapping there head around this, but as Mark twain said: " The truth is stranger than fiction. "
  • Christi on Genesis 6:2
    I believe with Wesley. The Bible states that God only had one son in heaven and that was Jesus. According to scripture, angels have never been called sons. Read Hebrews 1:5 and Hebrews 1:13. Let the Word of God be truth. The idea of angels having sex with women came out of a mind that didn 't have a clear understanding of scripture concerning angels. Angels neither marry or are given in marriage. Angels don 't procreate give birth to little angels so why would God give them sex organs or the desire for something that they would not need. He only gave those things to man because He didn 't create a world full of people. He created one man and one woman and told them to fill the earth with their kind. God has all knowledge and wisdom. He has never made a mistake and He never will. The only reference to woman being made is when Eve was made from man. God didn 't make male and female angels. All references to angels are in the masculine. Heaven is not being populated by beings that are being born there only with those from earth who are true to God. God is not the author of confusion.
  • Sharon on Genesis 6:2
    The sons of God are from the bloodline of Seth.
  • Colvin straker on Genesis 6:2
    I also think that the sons of God are angels.who took on human format and produce a giant race of hybrids.i also think that christ is not God because why would God punish the angels for having children by women and then he himself would have a child by a woman. Through Adams disobedience sin and death care into the world. Through Christ obedience sin and death was defeated. Sin was defeated when christ over came the wicked one when he was tempted 3 times and death when he died and came back to life to be what the scriptures call the new man
  • Coop on Genesis 6:2
    I believe that if God said Jonah was swallowed by a mino it would be true
  • Wesley Ledbetter on Genesis 6:2
    Why not angels? people refuse to see things as they are the only other race we know is angels and there was a legion of them in the beginning god walk thee earth so if he did it? Why not them we lost communication in contact with God because of sinand if you read a little bit more you will find out so did the angelsI have read the secrets of Enoch the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Lost books of the Bible The Lost books of Moses 5,6,7. The Book of Lilith the secrets of Solomon the problem is people are just selfish and stuck in their own ways. nor do we have open mind. I could have wrote a whole lot of scriptures but for what read it for yourself and get your own understanding
  • Kristen on Genesis 6:2
    I believe what Butch has said to be as close to the truth. It explains things spoofed off as myths to be facts. Including the pyramids, the giants fought by David, Joshua, etc. Skeletal remains have been found all over the planet of 10 foot larger. Elijah was taken away by a chariot of fire UFO? Endtime prophecy with DNA tampering by demonic influence to destroy mankind. Look around you an see it


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