Genesis 6:1-4 CSB

Sons of God and Daughters of Men

1 When mankind began to multiply on the earth and daughters were born to them,

References for Genesis 6:1

      2 the sons of Goda saw that the daughters of manb were beautiful, and they took any they chose as wivesc for themselves.d

      References for Genesis 6:2

        • a 6:2 - Jb 1:6; 2:1; 38:7
        • b 6:2 - Or the human women
        • c 6:2 - Or women
        • d 6:2 - 1 Pt 3:19-20; Jd 6
          3 And the Lord said, "My Spirit will not remaine withf mankind forever, because they are corrupt.g Their days will be 120 years."

          References for Genesis 6:3

            • e 6:3 - Or strive
            • f 6:3 - Or in
            • g 6:3 - Lit flesh
              4 The Nephilimh were on the earth both in those days and afterwards, when the sons of God came to the daughters of man, who bore children to them. They were the powerful men of old, the famous men.

              References for Genesis 6:4

                • h 6:4 - Possibly means "fallen ones"; traditionally giants; Nm 13:31-33