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Who do you think are the Son's of God in Genesis chapter 6, pagans, or fallen angels?

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If the "Sons of God" were angels in Gen.6 then why are they violating God's rules?They were ONLY called Sons of God before the fall of Lucifer in heaven!!!Satan and 1/3 (Rev.12) of his angels-called "stars" -at one time called Sons of God (Job 1-2) now were by the time Gen.6 events were transpiring were demons-not Son's of God -a name only reserved for the angelic host before the fall of 1/3 of them and had already fallen by the time man was created and then later had fallen Gen.3.
---Dr.H.Davis on 2/24/11

Go with God! Thanks for displaying a great attitude and ability to listen whether you've made your mind up or not to agree with a challenging blog.
Mark V,
Great analysis as always!
I have a major problem with the English translators using the word "angels" instead of "messengers" in this text. Biblical context does not hold up the word angel in Jude or 2Peter. There is no mentioned occasion of angels sinning in the canonical O.T. text.
They do not sin!
Biblical context does hold up the word "messengers" meaning human messengers in the context.
The children of Israel that were delivered from Egypt fit like a glove into this context.
Korah may be the best contextual example.
---Legends on 8/11/09

I understand your positioning here.
Again,thank you.

Here's the beautiful thing.
The Holy Spirit will confirm.

As stated previously,
I Trust Him.

---char on 8/10/09

Clarifying my point: I never have disagreed that ben(be[y]t/n-nun) means sons.
I disagree with any notion that the sons of God mentioned in Job and anywhere else in the Bible were angels.
Context dictates this interpretation: All of the sons of Job presented themselves(came before Job's presence) so he could offer sacrifices for each one of them(bringing THEM "the sons of God" into God's presence in prayer).
Angels, the servants, aren't even mentioned in the chapter. Job and His sons are. Human beings came into the presence of God through prayer to receive blessings not cursings.
But without knowing it, someone among the sons spoke a curse instead of blessings in God's presence.
Maybe my sons have sinned!
---Legends on 8/10/09

Legends 2: If angels can have a human body, able to wrestle, eat food why would it be impossible for them to have sex? Another thing, what happens to Jude 6-7? "And the angels who did not keep their proper domain, but left their own abode, He reserved in everlasting chains under darkness for the judgment of the great day" Now listen to the rest of the passages, He mentions Sodom and Gomorrah, cities and says that the angels did similar things as the residents of those town's, "In similar manner to these, having given themselves over to sexual immorality and gone after strange flesh, are set forth as an example (already) suffering the vengence of eternal fire" They are already in chains.
---MarkV. on 8/10/09

Genesis 6:4, Numbers 13:33. Nephilim were cruel and oppressive men. Some people believe that the Septuagint makes reference to them being physically large. There are others that incorrectly believe that the sons of God were Angels (only in Job 1:6, 2:1, 38:7, sons of God refers to Angels) , but here they are Sethites. The two lines of men mentioned are through Cain, Genesis 4:17 and Seth, 5:6. 6:2,4 says that the sons (human) of God had children with the (ungodly) daughters of men. It wasn't proper for the men to do so, (1Corinthians 7:15, 2Corinthians 6:14-18). In Numbers most commentators would say that they are both tyrants and very tall. Angels cant reproduce, Matthew 22:30, Colossians 2:18, 2Timothy 2:23.
---Glenn on 8/7/09

Thank's Legend.
Great study.
I'm humbled to the Holy Spirit...
I'm at the word: ben(be[y]t/n-nun),
the same used here for son,as in,
Son of God(Ben Elohim).

Job 1:6 Now there was a day when the sons(ben/be[y]t-nun)came to present themselves before the Lord,and satan(go figure)came also among.
Some version translate as angels,others as sons.

Hebrew word for"create":(barA).
Here for Son is(bar):(bar-Aleph).
Son of Father,His word:(Aleph-beyt)
Jesus Christ,Only Son begotten of Father,and man(by Blood).
Angels:sons of God,created vs.
Christ:One and only Son Begotten.(Heb 1:5).

As in Job38thru 40:1.
I'm Trusting the Holy Spirit for clarity.
Your assistance is appreciated.
---char on 8/7/09

Thanks for the response. Part 2 of my response never made it on that blog. I believe Mark V had a part 1 that we did not see.
Praise God anyhow!
I may be missing your point but the scriptures you just gave clearly prove my point.
The "more excellent name" that Jesus and his brethren have by "inheritance" is the name SON.
The point of view that I take issue with is when people state that in certain passages in the Bible i.e. Job, Genesis and Psalms, angels were called sons(created or begotten).
Hebrews says Not true! They are servants to sons just as Job and Abraham had distinct servants and distinct sons.
My arguments about verses in Job are expressed in the nephilim blog.
---Legends on 8/6/09

I am responding on this blog regarding the 'Nephilim' which will not allow a reply.

Here's Heb1:4-6
Being made so much better than the angels,as He hath by INHERITANCE obtain a more excellent NAME THEN THEY.
For unto which of the angels said He at any time,
And again,I will be to Him A FATHER,and he shall be to Me A SON'?
And again when He bringeth in the FIRST BEGOTTEN into the world,He saith,"And let ALL THE ANGELS OF GOD worship HIM.

Paul uses scriptures that are fulfilled by Christ:Psalm2:7 and 2Samuel7:14,
This epistle proves them to be Messanic prophecies.
David inreference to Messiah.

Jesus being begotten/not created.
---char on 8/6/09

Try substituting the word "messengers" for the word "angels" in Jude and Peter's epistles.
Why do you and I have this authority?
Greek word aggelos = MESSENGERS or angels.
Context dictates whether the passage is speaking of human messengers or angelic messengers.
Read the epistles until God gives you an interpretation that syncs up with the context set in place by the rest of the Bible. (ex. Hebrew chapter 1)
Note Korah and Baalam in Jude's context. Korah prisoned in a pit of darkness when the ground swallowed him alive.
Children of Israel IN EXODUS were the "messengers" that sinned and left their habitation. Not angels!
Jude24: PRESENCE OF GOD is every human's HABITATION/First Estate
---Legends on 8/5/09

I have been studying this for a long time and can not conclude any other explanation except Angels and human women.Jude 1 6-7 makes it crystal clear,that Sodom and Gomorrah went after strange flesh just like the angels in Gen6.Read it a few times until you get it.Blessings.
---Tim on 8/3/09

The translation you used for the Hebrew word (nafal) was "to fall".
I just wanted to point out that this definition can be misleading to us Americans who do not speak the "Kings English"
The word "giant" comes from Strongs #5303 (nephiyl)
Derived from Strongs #5307 (naphal) Strongs says: FELLER i/e "bully or tyrant"-giant.
Here's my point. To simply say to an American that the word means "to fall" leaves out the causitive meaning of the word. A "FELLER" is one who "causes" tall trees to fall using an instrument(a strong axe). GIANT... Think Paul Bunyon!
Be blessed!
---Legends on 3/14/09

Cont. pt. 3
From the foundation of the world, the plan of God the Father was for His son, Jesus, to be slain and His Sons(humans) to shout for joy.
In other words, God had pre-planned mankinds' deliverence. That's what "moaning" Job needed to see. Before his personal calamity or the creation of the Earth, God foresaw Job(son of God) shouting for joy because God had pre-planned his deliverence.
Surely angels shout! But none of them are sons of God(Hebrews 1:5). They are servants to God and sons(Hebrews 1:14).
Humans were created to shout and sing as sons even during calamity knowing there's a pre-planned deliverence for all sons.
To call any angel a son of God goes against God's word. I bow my opinion to Hebrews.
---Legends on 3/14/09

There were giants in the land before the sons of God came unto daughters of men. Genesis 6:4 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 renoun. Sons of God-followers of God. Daughters of men-sinners children. Not children of Angels and women. Mighty "men",not giants.
---Darlene_1 on 3/6/08

Joe: (a year and a half later):

The word "giants" in Gen. 6:4 and Num 13:33 is "Nefilim" which probably means "Fallen ones" (it comes from the root "nafal" which means "to fall").
In Job 16:14, "giant" is "gibbor" (same as "mighty ones" in Gen 6:4)
In all other cases, "giant" is "harafa" (a root I'm not familiar with).
---StrongAxe on 3/6/08

I believe the offspring or children of these unions were where the Giants of that day came into being.
---mima on 3/5/08

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Oops, allow me to refrase. Were the son's of God worshipers of God or demons?
---Joe on 7/14/07

Pt.4 When they made that decision they forsook their place & position with the Father & this was their downfall. Their first & foremost transgression was the infiltration & contamination of mankind. Before their fall & transgression they were rejoicing with the Father before the foundations of the earth were laid. I apologize for being so wordy, this is just how my thoughts flow. Roberta I am of course fallible & only share that which I have been given to embrace. Knowing it gives me peace.
---josef on 11/20/06

Pt.3...eventually revealed to them & will cause extreme mental & emotianal toment as they are awakened to the reality of their ultimate destruction. Concerning their fall (Isa. 14:13,14) Satan's pride led to his fall (Eze.28:17) He thought far more highly of himself than he should. Because Satan stood tangibily before the angels as the greatest entity that they could percieve sensually he was able to convince a third of them that he was worthy of worship & they bought it & followed him. [Cont]
---josef on 11/20/06

Pt2....intrusive & arrogant, & inspires that same behavior in those open to it & not sealed through the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit. Which I define as the direct Divine inspiration of the Father. They are "animals" only is the sense that they possess no moral conscience. Q#3 They are in hell only in the sense that they have been obscured completely by a superimposed total void of awareness concerning the magnitude & consequence of their transgressions which will be ...[cont.]
---josef on 11/20/06

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You are quite welcome Roberta.
Question 1. Yes they have that ability. However they do not create "familiar spirits" they are familiar spirits that create a deception meant to decieve & mislead. #2. Demons are synonymous with fallen angels, these angels are referred to as demons simply because of their disposition, which is totally malignant. Those angels are predisposed to cause as much harm, ill will, or hatred among men as possible through their evil influence. They are rude...[Cont]
---josef on 11/20/06

josef, thanks for in depth answers. So fallen angels disguise themselves as family members, whoever they wish, like a mirage to create what is known as familiar spirits, yes? (Appearing like a familiar face). Demons, what are they, creatures like animals? I know they came from hell, what were they before their fallen state?
---Roberta on 11/18/06

Roberta after reading through my post I realized that I had not defined "Familiar spirit" as per your request. Biblically speaking this is the inspiration called upon by those seeking a method of allegedly communicating with the dead. However actually they are communicating with a fallen angel who is familiar with either the departed soul or the soul of the seeker. The angel (demon) speaks through the medium as a ventriloquist speaks through a dummy. Be blessed beloved & be at peace.
---josef on 11/18/06

Pt.4...Or well known personality to mislead or promote fear & uncertainty. You may be asking yourself, well what about the demons that were cast out into the pigs? Jesus casted out the demonic influencers right to induce the distorted personality traits that tormented the minds of the possessed ones. It is that controlling influence that entered the pigs as opposed to an apparition. Roberta these are only my thoughts in respones to your inquiries, I am not suggesting you are incorrect in your beliefs.
---josef on 11/18/06

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Pt.3 It is simply an inspirational force or energy that connects with firing system of the brain communicated telepathically via the minds of fallen angels or Satan himself, by means other than sensory perception to influence the minds of the susceptible. The source can not be sensual perceived apart from the actions of the possessed. However fallen angel although restricted can appear to man to promote the deception to which they are allowed. e.g. In the appearance of a departed loved..[Cont]
---josef on 11/18/06

Pt.2...any physical interaction with man until their appointed time. Fallen angels are bound in the obscurity of their error, they are demonic inspirational forces with the ability to influence man through their own evil passions & to induce harmful behavior in man. A man is considered possessed by that influence when his thoughts or mindset is continuously motivated to do harm to himself or others. An evil spirit is an attitude open to & directed by harmful intent. [Cont.]
---josef on 11/18/06

Roberta I apologies for taking so long to respond to your questions, I am only on line two maybe three hour per week.

"They show the hunters being scratched and hurt by 'ghosts'. Are those demons, fallen angels, or familiar spirits?"

Neither, just the product of mans imagination. There are no such things as ghost. The dead no longer has a part in anything that occur on earth, nor will they until the resurrection. The fallen angels have been bound & disallowed...[Cont.]
---josef on 11/18/06

Joe - my understanding of the time of Noah (prior to the flood) is that the people built themselves great cities, and set themselves up as gods. They began to believe that they were all-powerful and all-knowing. Remember the myth of Atlantis. I believe that that story is in all probability linked to this time. As at the time of the tower of Babel - God could not allow things to continue. They had to stop.
---laure5759 on 11/17/06

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PT. 5... dedication & faithful fidelity to one man. When her head is uncovered she is susceptible to having that part of her mind that is so easily taken & seduced influenced by that which brings shame & disgrace to the principle by which she is under subjection. In the O.T. (Num. 5:18) the priest would "uncover a woman's head" to expose her inward thoughts concerning her fidelity & the results of infidelity was drastic & very unpleasant. Think about it. See Heb. 13:2-6
---josef on 11/16/06

Pt. 4....of this coming infiltration & the results of those who allow themselves to be duped into participation. For the children brought forth from these unions will comprise the heads of the one world system & mystery babylon (the apostate "church") from which will come the false prophet that ushers in the The Antichrist. This infiltration has most likely already been initiated. Therefore consider deeply the message of 1 Cor.11:3-6>Eph. 5:21-25 The cover of a woman's head is her...[Cont. Pt 5]
---josef on 11/16/06

Pt.3 Why was Noah & his family saved out of all mankind? The answer is found in Gen 6:9 "Noah was a just man [&] perfect (completely undefiled) in his generation (family lineage)" Meaning that he & the woman that bore him children, as well as the women they married were purely adamic (Human) in nature. All others were considered by the Father as corrupt, utterly spoiled & destroyed as to intended purpose. In Mat. 24:19>Mk.13:17 &Lk 21:22-24 Jesus warns us...[Cont..P4]
---josef on 11/16/06

Pt.2 Mat. 24:37-39 reflects back to Gen. 6:2,4 as an example & illustration of the end times. The "they" referred to in the 38th verse are in fact fallen angels & man did not realize just what was occurring concerning this infiltration until it was to late. Mans sin during Noah's time was their sexual immorality & lack of fidelity which allowed for the contamination of the seed line through which Christ would come. [Cont.Pt.3]
---josef on 11/16/06

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To everyone, this is not to contradict anyones belief, that is not my place. This is simply to give a reason for my beliefs & the post that I have made concerning this subject. First the giants were a result of this union. The words "also after that" Gen.6:4 would be more applicably translated "As a result of that" Going on to explain of what & what the results were. "Men of renown" Put in a conspicuous position & highly thought of in the "world" [Cont. Pt.2]
---josef on 11/16/06

2) For those saying that it's impossible, angels are spiritual beings, therefore they can not have sex. I agree with you, they are certainly spiritual, but could they also take on fleshly forms? What about the angels that came down to destroy Sodom and Gomorra. Did they not eat food with Lot? This implies a physical body, maybe to the point of digestive organs. Did not Jacob wrestle physically with an angel and get his hip broken? Again an angel in physical form.
---Joe on 11/15/06

cont'd.3, but now see 1Jn.3:12, "Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, ...". 2Cor.11:3 check that word "beguiled" in your Strong's. Also read Ro.9:6-8., Mat.13:37-40. IF you only consider this is true, it opens many scriptures on separate people. Also follow Noah's son's, one carries the seed of man. See what their offsprings become. You will find Nimrod as one offspring.
---mikefl on 11/14/06

Gen.4:26 "...: then began men to call upon (by)the name of the LORD. Reference to Jn.1:12 "...power to become sons of God...". If you continue from Seth Gen.5 the line shows to Noah in vs 32. NOW the mystery is in Gn.6:1-5. vs 1=Cain's offspring, vs 2 Seth's offspring took Cain's offspring., vs 3 God grieves that the "flesh" has taken over the spirit and numbers mans days. vs 4 offspring were giants and men of renoun. vs 5 God saw the wickedness of the mixed people. cont'd.
---mikefl on 11/14/06

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cont'd. Back to Cain. He & Abel were twins, Gen 4:2 Literal= "And she continued to bare his brother Abel..." ch3:15 enmity is between the serpent's seed and Eve's seed. Note Eve took of the fruit first then Adam "with her". Cain was born first then Abel. Search ch3:13 "...And the woman said, The serpent BEGUILED(seduced) me, & I did eat". Think the serpent was a snake? Read Ezek.28:13-17. There are many verses, cont'd
---mikefl on 11/14/06

Let's look at a couple other factors on the subject. 1) If the Nephilim were just offspring of humans why would God have found it necessary to mention that Noah was perfect in his generations. Note, not his generation meaning time, but his generations meaning genealogy? If Lucifer wanted to stop the coming of the Son of Man, wouldn't it make sense to taint the population of man so that Jesus could not come in the flesh?
---Joe on 11/14/06

Rebecca_D, that is a common misconception. The problem with it is everyone at that time was wicked except for Noah... so God had to purge the earth and start fresh. I do not think he would refer to these people as Sons of God for they never knew him as their God. Plus God never established a preferred group of people until Israel. The Seth descendant theory has no Biblical basis.
---tofurabby on 11/14/06

tell us joe?
---Jared on 11/14/06

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Has anyone here taken Hebrew? I believe that the answer lies in the original form of the text. English messes up the translation so many times. We speak in many generalities when Hebrew remains more specific. Any takers?
---Joe on 11/14/06

Sons of God is used here to denote the pious descendents of Seth. In Job 1:6 it is talking about the angels.
---Rebecca_D on 11/13/06

Sons of God is only used in other Bible references as angels or born again Christians. Obviously isnt referring to humans here... the only possible human Son of God at that time would be Noah... the rest of mankind:

Gen. 6:5 "And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually"

The only remaining option is angels (fallen ones).
---tofurabby on 11/13/06

Well I see that I've caused a bit of a stir with this question. I see both sides of the argument and understand that the idea of angels and people breeding is very outlandish. The question still remains, Why such a harsh judgment on the earth? Why did in Luke 17:26 "Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man. What is so significant about "the days of Noah"? {cont.}
---Joe on 11/13/06

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Continued... You may say evil people, but have there not been evil people for thousands of years after the days of Noah? It was people who crucified our Christ, you don't get much more evil than that. And why, in the old testament, is the only references to the "sons of God" referring to angels? If the sons of god in genesis are in fact human, it would be almost a contradiction of terms in the Hebrew language considering the same words were used in all references. Just a bit more to chew on.
---Joe on 11/13/06

"greetings.the sons were neither fallen angels or pagans." -earl

Amen! Why would Holy God refer to demons and pagans as His sons?!?!
---Kay on 11/12/06

"The absolute, Bible truth Kay. Amen & again I say AMEN!"--Leon

Thank you!! :)
---Kay on 11/12/06

do a search for nephilim apocalypse.

i believe they are angels. on PH.D says that angels is a better translation but it isn't translated that way because of the controversial nature of the subject.
---tony on 11/12/06

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greetings.the sons were neither fallen angels or pagans.
---earl on 11/12/06

The absolute, Bible truth Kay. Amen & again I say AMEN!
---Leon on 11/12/06

Who will deny Adam was God's son? Then Eve, part of Adam, also "son" of God. God made a body of earth their "tabernacle of flesh", they were spirits in fleshly bodies. Abel, the 1st offspring of a son of God was killed by Cain. Gen4:25,"And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew". Maybe Cain was not a seed of God. His offspring were daughters of men & Seth's sons of God...
---mikefl on 11/11/06

Josef, all these new shows, where they go to castles in Scotland, England, and elsewhere. They show the hunters being scratched and hurt by 'ghosts'. Are those demons, fallen angels, or familiar spirits? Would you describe the differences, thankyou.
---Roberta on 11/11/06

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Gen 6:1-4 says sons of God most believe the fallen angels. Mated w/women causing the heroes of old & the men of reknown. Why? Most believe demons were trying to "pollute" the blood since Jesus would have to come thru Eve Gen 3:15 In the book of Enoch (not Christian) there were a race of giants that did great evil. The flood wiped out most but according to Gen 6:4 it says the Nephilim were on the earth and also afterward. Jude 6 tells us where they are.It is complicated and many verses exist.
---Jeanne on 11/11/06

The sons of God are not angels, and never have been. I am a child of God, but I am not an angel; Christ Jesus also is not an angel, and no son nor daughter of God is an angel. The angelic hosts are different creatures distinctly separate from the children of God. Please read Matthew 26:53; Hebrews 1:5-8; 2:9,14-16.
---Eloy on 11/11/06

josef. We have no problem to know that angels have come here with human bodies. But the fact remains is that you have no Scripture to prove that the sons of God in Gen.6 are fallen angels and that angels mate with humans. There is, however, much proof that those who belong to God are sons of God. What you describe would make a good science fiction movie.
---john on 11/11/06

josef, I'm not sure where you get your info, but I find it somewhat contrary to scripture. Angels can take the FORM of a human body but they aren't made of human flesh and blood. It doesn't say in Matthew 22:30 that angels don't marry IN HEAVEN. It simply says that angels don't marry. The point of the passage is that WE don't marry in Heaven because we will be AS the angels who never marry at all. They never marry on Earth or in Heaven.
---Kay on 11/11/06

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Pt. 6 For those who seem to think that angels do not have physical bodies consider that angels ate with Abraham, wrestle with Jacob & were threaten with rape in Sodom. Angels are not apparitions & there is no biblical reason to think their bodies are unlike our own. As Jesus Himself said "A "spirit" has not flesh and bone" I do not know how Angels became equated with fictional disembodies spooks to begin with. The fact that angels do not marry in heaven, says nothing about on earth.
---josef on 11/11/06

Pt. 5 These fallen angels are chained, as in an impediment & necessity in binding them in the obscurity of their error until the day of judgment. As stated in Mt. 24:37-39 They will again infiltrate mankind through marriage (as a physical joining) with woman as well as impregnating the mind of man by influencing alluring & deceptive doctrines,(1 Tim. 4:1). The result of this union will be the same as in the days of Noah, mankind's destruction.
---josef on 11/11/06

Pt. 4 contaminating & compromising their positions with the Father, despising His authority & majesty. These fallen angel infiltrated mankind producing disfigured, abnormal giants. Because of this infiltration mankind was destroyed & all of those rebellious angels are incarcerated in the deepest void of obscurity concerning the kingdom of God & heaven. Reserved, as in watched & guarded in a plan to retain & maintain them for the fulfillment of a specific purpose (2 Pet. 2:3-6).[Cont.]
---josef on 11/11/06

Pt. 3 Jude 6&7. Confirms the fact that fallen angels left their original position & place with the Father, came to earth & impregnated women. Note the word "even" in verse 7 (Strongs 5613-In like manner) continues the thought initiated in verse 6. And the word "likewise" points out the similarity of these fallen angels with the self willed of those in verse 8 who set their course in life based on the lust their sensual perceptions, from verse 4[Cont]
---josef on 11/11/06

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Pt.2 And none were called sons of God. The words "daughters of men" in Gen. 6:2 means literally "builders of the family or [fig] quality of mankind" Job 1:6, 2:1 makes it clear that the term " sons of God" was reserved during O.T. times for the angelic who were called by that term when the corner stone & foundations of the earth were laid (Job 38:4-7). And the there is no reason to think that the reference made in Gen. 6 is any different. [Cont]
---josef on 11/11/06

Sons of God is a term used only six times in the old testament & only references man once, in the future tense. (Hos.1:10 referencing Jn.1:12,13). The sons of God referred to in Gen. 6:2,4 are in fact of the angelic host. At that time the Father was yet to set apart a nation of people for Himself. That nation came into being with the promise to Abraham (Gen. 12:2). Until this time mankind was on an equal standing with the Father with the exception of Cain and his lineage, the kenites. [Cont]
---josef on 11/11/06

Yes Kay, that puts it in proper biblical context regarding the mentioning of "the sons of God".
---Leon on 11/11/06

The sons (small initial 's') of God, means sons that were made from God, even as Adam came from God as did all of the whole of Creation is "of" God. They were not angels, because sons and angels are different types of creatures. Today we say the "of" God, meaning the born-again; and those "not of" God, meaning the unregenerate.
---Eloy on 11/10/06

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I heard that the "Sons of God" in Gen 6 was a reference to the godly line of Seth,which intermarried with the "daughters of men",the ungodly line of Cain.But in Job 1 the "sons of God" is referring to angels.Jesus taught that angels cannot marry-Mt 22:30.So clearly Genesis 6 isn't referring to humans marrying angels.In Job 1:6 the passage is describing a scene at God's throne. The "sons of God" here is a reference to angels since Satan is among them.
---Kay on 11/10/06

"They were worshippers of God, men decended from the line of Seth. Demons (fallen angels) do not have physical bodies."

Leon, I agree with you. Holy angels or fallen angels, they simply don't marry human beings or other angels.
---Kay on 11/10/06

This is basically an definitively unexplainable area; totally subject to speculation. There are books written on the subject.

Angles/fallen angles and humans can not reproduce.

John, no New Testament scripture references are even remotely applicable to to this subject.
---notlaw99 on 11/10/06

Rickey ... I am sure you have scriptural evidence.
Could you share it with us?
---AlanUK_quent5969 on 11/10/06

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I agree with Rickey in this regard. God Bless!
---Mrs._Morgan on 11/10/06

Angels-humans don't mate. The daughters of men are nonfollowers of God,the Son's of God,followers of God, reference; 2 Corinthians6:18 And will be a Father unto you,and ye shall be my sons and daugters,saith the Lord Almighty. This proves who sons of God are. Genesis 6:4 proves the giants were already on the earth when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men because it names giants being there and says "after that" showing proof giants predated human unions which produced children.
---Darlene_1 on 11/10/06

Joe: They were worshippers of God, men decended from the line of Seth. Demons (fallen angels) do not have physical bodies.
---Leon on 11/10/06

When men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for he is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years." The Nephilim were on the earth in those daysand also afterwardwhen the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown
---Okebaram on 11/10/06

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I used to think they were angels from prior teaching. But now I believe they were men and I can see how that conforms completely with the passage. Then, also, angels cannot reproduce with man. (Demons would have done so if they could.)
---Okebaram on 11/10/06

They were 50%angels/50%human. The angels had mated with humans.
---Rickey on 11/10/06

There is no proof they are neither.There is much debate as to whom the Sons Of God are but the only real Scriptural evidence as to who they are is found in:
John 1:12 Those who have received Christ.
Rom.8:14 Those who are led by the spirit.
Gal.4:6 Those adopted by God through faith.
1John3:3 Now are we the sons of God.
---john on 11/10/06

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