Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of God will see the daughters of Adam that they are good, and they will take to them wives of all which they chose.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

Holman Bible

the sons of God saw that the daughters of mankind were beautiful, and they took any they chose as wives for themselves.

International Standard Version

some divine beings noticed how attractive human women were, so they took wives for themselves from a selection that pleased them.

A Conservative Version

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair. And they took to them wives of all that they chose.

American Standard Version

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all that they chose.

Amplified

that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful and desirable; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose and desired.

Bible in Basic English

The sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair; and they took wives for themselves from those who were pleasing to them.

Darby Translation

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

King James 2000

That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the sons of God saw the daughters of humankind, that they [were] beautiful. And they took for themselves wives from all that they chose.

Modern King James verseion

the sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were good. And they took wives for themselves from all whom they chose.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair, and took unto them wives, which they best liked among them all.

NET Bible

the sons of God saw that the daughters of humankind were beautiful. Thus they took wives for themselves from any they chose.

New Heart English Bible

that God's sons saw that men's daughters were beautiful, and they took for themselves wives of all that they chose.

The Emphasized Bible

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men! that they were, fair, - so they took to themselves wives of whomsoever they chose,

Webster

That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all whom they chose.

World English Bible

that God's sons saw that men's daughters were beautiful, and they took for themselves wives of all that they chose.

Youngs Literal Translation

and sons of God see the daughters of men that they are fair, and they take to themselves women of all whom they have chosen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the daughters
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

הנּה 
hennah 
Usage: 36

and they took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Context Readings

Prelude To The Flood

1 And it shall be when man begins to multiply upon the face of the earth, and daughters were born to them, 2 And the sons of God will see the daughters of Adam that they are good, and they will take to them wives of all which they chose. 3 And Jehovah will say, My spirit will not forever be low in man, for that he is flesh and his days were one hundred and twenty years.


Cross References

Genesis 4:26

And to Seth, to him also a son shall be born, and he will call his name Enos: then it was begun to call in the name of Jehovah.

Genesis 27:46

And Rebekah will say to Isaak, I was finished in my life from the face of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob took a wife from the daughters of Heth, as these from the daughters of the land, for what to me life?

Genesis 39:6-7

And he will let go all which is to him into the hand of Joseph; and he will not, know anything except the bread which he is eating: and Joseph will be fair of form, and fair of look.

Exodus 4:22-23

And say thou to Pharaoh, So said Jehovah, my first-born son is Israel.

Exodus 34:16

And thou didst take from his daughters to thy sons, and they committed fornication after their gods, and they made thy sons commit fornication after their gods.

Deuteronomy 7:3-4

Thou shall not marry with them; thy daughters thou shalt not give to his son, and his daughter thou shalt not take to thy son.

Deuteronomy 14:1

Ye the sons of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, and ye shall not put baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Joshua 23:12-13

For if turning back, ye shall turn back and cleave to the remainder of these nations, these being left with you, and marry with them, and go in to them, and they in to you,

2 Samuel 11:2

And it will be at the time of the evening, and David will rise from off his bed, and will go upon the roof of the king's house: and he will see from the roof a woman washing herself; and the woman good of aspect exceedingly.

Ezra 9:1-2

And in these things being finished, the chiefs came near to me, saying, The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites were not separated from the people of the lands according to their abominations, to the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, the Ammonite, the Moabite, the Egyptian and the imorite.

Ezra 9:12

And now ye shall not give your daughters to their sons, and ye shall not take their daughters to your sons, and ye shall not seek their peace and their good even forever, so that ye shall be strong and eat the good of the land, and cause to your sons to inherit even forever.

Nehemiah 13:24-27

And their sons half speaking the Ashdod dialect, and they not knowing to speak the Judean dialect, and according to the tongue of people and people.

Job 31:1

I cut out a covenant for mine eyes; and why shall I show myself attentive to a virgin?

Psalm 82:6-7

I said, Ye are gods; and the sons of the Most High all of you.

Isaiah 63:16

For thou our Father, for Abraham knew us not, and Israel will not recognize us: thou Jehovah our Father redeeming us; thy name from eternity.

Malachi 2:11

Judah dealt faithlessly, and an abomination was done in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah profaned the holy place of Jehovah which he loved, and married the daughter of a strange god.

Malachi 2:15

And did he not make one? And the remainder of the spirit to him. And why one? Seeking a seed of God. And ye matched in your spirit, and he shall not deal faithlessly against the wife of thy youth.

John 8:41-42

Ye do the works of your father. Then said they to him, We have not been born of fornication; for we have one Father, God.

Romans 9:7-8

Neither that the seed of Abraham, are all children: but, In Isaac shall the seed be called to thee.

1 Corinthians 7:39

The woman was bound by law for as much time as her husband lives; and if her husband be set to sleep, she is free to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Be not unequally yoked together with the unbelieving: for what participation to justice and iniquity and what communion to light with darkness?

2 Corinthians 6:18

And I will be to you for a Father, and ye shall be to me for sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.

2 Peter 2:14

Having eyes full of an adulteress, not ceasing from sin; decoying unstable souls: having a heart exercised with covetousness; children of a curse:

1 John 2:16

For every thing which in the world, the eager desire of the flesh, and the eager desire of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

Genesis 3:6

And the woman will see that the tree is good for food, and that it is a desire to the eyes, and a tree desired to make wise; and she will take from its fruit and will eat, and will give also to her man with her, and he will eat

Genesis 24:3

And I will cause thee to swear by Jehovah, God of the heavens, and God of the earth, that thou wilt not take a wife to my son, from the daughters of the Canaanites in the midst of whom I shall dwell.

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