1:4 nor to occupy themselves with myths and interminable genealogies. 1 Such things promote useless speculations rather than God’s redemptive plan 2 that operates by faith. 1:5 But the aim of our instruction 3 is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith. 4 1:6 Some have strayed from these and turned away to empty discussion.
6:4 The Nephilim 1 were on the earth in those days (and also after this) 2 when the sons of God were having sexual relations with 3 the daughters of humankind, who gave birth to their children. 4 They were the mighty heroes 5 of old, the famous men. 6
6:5 But the Lord saw 7 that the wickedness of humankind had become great on the earth. Every inclination 8 of the thoughts 9 of their minds 10 was only evil 11 all the time. 12