Who are the sons of God in Genesis 6:1-4?


Genesis 6:1 - 4

ESV - 1 When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them. 2 The sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
In my opinion, the "sons of God" were the descendants of the "godly" line of Seth, while the "daughters of men" were descended from the "ungodly" line of Cain. It was this intermingling of the godly with the ungodly that led to the general corruption of humanity noted later in the chapter, to the point of necessitating the Flood, from which only Noah, his sons, and their wives were saved, despite the general opportunity for humanity to join them in the Ark while it was being built (1 Peter 3:20).

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