Genesis 6:1-8 NAS

The Corruption of Mankind

1 Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them,

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      2 that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were abeautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever * they chose.

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        • Ã 6:2 - Lit "good"
          3 Then the LORD said, "1My Spirit shall not bstrive with man forever, c2because he also is flesh; dnevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years."

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            • Ä 6:3 - Or "rule in;" some ancient versions read "abide in"
            • Å 6:3 - Or "in his going astray he is flesh"
            • Æ 6:3 - Or "therefore"
              4 The 3Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward *, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.

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              5 Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that 4every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually *.

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              6 5The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was 6grieved ein His heart.

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              7 The LORD said, "7I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the fsky; for 8I am sorry that I have made them."

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                • È 6:7 - Lit "heavens"
                  8 But 9Noah 10found favor in the eyes of the LORD.

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