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Genesis 6:2 DBY

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

Study tools for Genesis 6:2

  • a 6:1 - Or 'Man;' and so vers. 2.4, 'men.' See Note to chs. 1.27; 3.12 and cf. ch. 7.21, &c.
  • b 6:1 - Lit. 'ground.'
  • c 6:3 - Or 'plead in (or amongst) men:' 'strive in.' Many read 'plead with men in their wandering (or erring), he is flesh.'
  • d 6:4 - Or 'the name,' i.e. who had a peculiar and known name on the earth. Heroes is Gibbor in Heb., meaning 'mighty men.'
  • e 6:5 - Lit. 'the whole day.'
  • f 6:7 - Lit. 'blot,' or 'wipe out:' so ch. 7.4,23.
  • g 6:9 - Lit. 'these are the generations.' See ch. 2.4.
  • h 6:9 - Refers to the circle in which Noah moved i.e. his contemporaries, as ch. 7.1; and could read 'in his times.'
  • i 6:13 - Or 'from.'
  • j 6:21 - Lit. 'thou shalt assemble.'