complete verse (Genesis 6:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 6:2:

  • Kankanaey: “When the children of God saw the beauty of those women, they chose (from them) those whom they wanted to marry.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “The sons of God, seeing the very beautiful daughters of man, chose for themselves the ones they really liked, married them and took them away.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The children of God saw that the women were beautiful. So they took-as- (their) -wives whoever they like/wanted.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “some of the men who belonged to/believed in God saw that some of the women who did not belong to/believe in God were very beautiful. So they took whichever ones they chose to become their wives.” (Source: Translation for Translators)