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  1. Nephilim(Noun)

    A race of humans mentioned in the Old Testament, described as being physically impressive and heroic.

  2. Origin: נפילים, plural of נפיל

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  1. Nephilim


  2. Origin: [Heb. nphlm.]


  1. Nephilim

    The Nephilim were the offspring of the "sons of God" and the "daughters of men" according to Genesis 6:4; and giants who inhabited Canaan according to Numbers 13:33. A similar biblical Hebrew word with different vowel-sounds is used in Ezekiel 32:27 to refer to dead Philistine warriors.

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