the sons of God1 saw that the daughters of men2 were beautiful,3 and they married4 any of them they chose.
Then the LORD said, "My Spirit5 will not contend witha man forever,6 for he is mortalb;7 his days will be a hundred and twenty years."
The Nephilim8 were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of men9 and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.105
The LORD saw how great man's wickedness on the earth had become,11 and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil all the time.12