Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Giants were in the earth in these days, and also after that, when the sons of God shall come in to the daughters of man and they shall bring forth to them which are men of old, men of name.

New American Standard Bible

The Nephilim 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.

King James Version

There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

Holman Bible

The Nephilim were on the earth both in those days and afterward, when the sons of God came to the daughters of mankind, who bore children to them. They were the powerful men of old, the famous men.

International Standard Version

The Nephilim were on the earth at that time (and also immediately afterward), when those divine beings were having sexual relations with those human women, who gave birth to children for them. These children became the heroes and legendary figures of ancient times.

A Conservative Version

The Nephilim were on the earth in those days. And also after that, when the sons of God came to the daughters of men, and they bore sons to them, the same were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown.

American Standard Version

The Nephilim were in the earth in those days, and also after that, when the sons of God came unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them: the same were the mighty men that were of old, the men of renown.

Amplified

There were Nephilim (men of stature, notorious men) on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God lived with the daughters of men, and they gave birth to their children. These were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown (great reputation, fame).

Bible in Basic English

There were men of great strength and size on the earth in those days; and after that, when the sons of God had connection with the daughters of men, they gave birth to children: these were the great men of old days, the men of great name.

Darby Translation

In those days were the giants on the earth, and also afterwards, when the sons of God had come in to the daughters of men, and they had borne children to them; these were the heroes, who of old were men of renown.

King James 2000

There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bore children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The Nephilim [were] upon the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God went into the daughters of humankind, and they bore children to them.

Modern King James verseion

There were giants in the earth in those days. And also after that, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore to them, they were mighty men who existed of old, men of renown.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There were tyrants in the world in those days. For after that the children of God had gone in unto the daughters of men and had begotten them children, the same children were the mightiest of the world and men of renown.

NET Bible

The Nephilim were on the earth in those days (and also after this) when the sons of God were having sexual relations with the daughters of humankind, who gave birth to their children. They were the mighty heroes of old, the famous men.

New Heart English Bible

The Nephilim were in the earth in those days, and also after that, when God's sons came in to men's daughters. They bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.

The Emphasized Bible

The giants, were in the each in these days, and also, after that, when the sons of God began to go in unto the daughters of men, and sons were born to them, the same, were the heroes that were from age-past times the men of renown.

Webster

There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them: the same became mighty men, who were of old, men of renown.

World English Bible

The Nephilim were in the earth in those days, and also after that, when God's sons came in to men's daughters. They bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fallen ones were in the earth in those days, and even afterwards when sons of God come in unto daughters of men, and they have borne to them -- they are the heroes, who, from of old, are the men of name.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נפל נפיל 
N@phiyl 
Usage: 3

in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

in those days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and also after
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

came in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

and they bare
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

children to them, the same
המּה הם 
hem 
Usage: 517

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

Prelude To The Flood

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. 4 Giants were in the earth in these days, and also after that, when the sons of God shall come in to the daughters of man and they shall bring forth to them which are men of old, men of name. 5 And Jehovah will see that great the evil of man in the earth, and every formation of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the days.


Cross References

Numbers 13:33

And there we saw the giants, sons of Anak, from the giants: and we were in our eyes as the locusts, and so were we in their eyes.

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king Of Bashan, remained from the remnant of the Rephaims; behold, his bed, a bed of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? nine cubits its length and four cubits its breadth, according to the cubit of a man.

Genesis 11:4

And they will say, Come, we will build to us a city, and a tower, its head to the heavens; and we will make to us a name, lest we shall be dispersed over the face of the earth.

Numbers 16:2

And they will rise up before Moses, and men from the sons of Israel, fifty and two hundred chiefs of the assembly, called by appointment, and men of name:

Deuteronomy 2:20-21

It also shall be reckoned the land of the Rephaims; the Rephaims dwelt in it before them, and the Ammonites called them Zamzummims;

1 Samuel 17:4

And there went forth a man of the sons of the camp of the rovers, Goliah his name, from Gath; his height six cubits and a span.

2 Samuel 21:15-22

And yet there will be war to the rovers with Israel; and David will go down, and his servants with him, and they will fight with the rovers: and David will be faint

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