Genesis 6:1-10 NLT

1 Then the people began to multiply on the earth, and daughters were born to them.
2 The sons of God saw the beautiful womena and took any they wanted as their wives.

References for Genesis 6:2

    • y 6:2 - Hebrew daughters of men; also in 6:4 .
      3 Then the said, “My Spirit will not put up withb humans for such a long time, for they are only mortal flesh. In the future, their normal lifespan will be no more than 120 years.”

      References for Genesis 6:3

        • z 6:3 - Greek version reads will not remain in.
          4 In those days, and for some time after, giant Nephilites lived on the earth, for whenever the sons of God had intercourse with women, they gave birth to children who became the heroes and famous warriors of ancient times.
          5 The observed the extent of human wickedness on the earth, and he saw that everything they thought or imagined was consistently and totally evil.
          6 So the was sorry he had ever made them and put them on the earth. It broke his heart.
          7 And the said, “I will wipe this human race I have created from the face of the earth. Yes, and I will destroy every living thing—all the people, the large animals, the small animals that scurry along the ground, and even the birds of the sky. I am sorry I ever made them.”
          8 But Noah found favor with the .
          9 This is the account of Noah and his family. Noah was a righteous man, the only blameless person living on earth at the time, and he walked in close fellowship with God.
          10 Noah was the father of three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.