For Beauty Only?

To read the Bible in a year, read Genesis 6-8.
Interpretations abound over the meaning of the first two verses of Genesis 6, “Now it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves of all whom they chose” (Genesis 6.1, 2). Who were the sons of God and who were the daughters of men? Some see here angels marrying humans; others see godly people marrying worldly people.
It is fine to figure out the meaning of that part of the passage, but getting hung up on that interpretation issue takes us away from the main point of the passage, which I believe is this. The sons of God married the daughters of men simply because they were beautiful. Is beauty good? Yes, for God created it. Is it wrong for a man to marry a woman partly because, at least initially, he was attracted to her beauty? Perhaps not so, but there is where we have to be careful. Use wisdom. The mother of King Lemuel explains why,
Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised. (Proverbs 31.30) Are these things true of men also. Oh, yes! The flesh attracts us, but we have to go beyond that and see the spirit in every person, whether we speak of marriage or something else.

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