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"There Were Giants In The Earth"

(Magill's Quotations in Context)

Context: After Adam and Eve, the first of mankind, had been driven from Eden because of their disobedience to God, they established their home under the hard conditions imposed by God and began to rear children, as they had been commanded. In time the world was heavily populated with several clans and cultures of people. Cain, after having been exiled to the region of Nod for killing his brother, became the ancestor of numerous descendants, distinguished for their worldliness. From another son of Adam, Seth, developed a line distinguished for its pastoral simplicity and religiosity. By and large men were becoming...

(The entire section is 215 words.)