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The word which is translated, "giants", in the King James version of the Bible is, in Hebrew, "Nephilim", which means, "Those who fell, or ...
the fallen ones". Jude, the brother of Jesus describes them as "angels, having left their first estate in heaven". These fallen angels came to
earth for a serious purpose.
The "fallen ones" sought to merge with the bloodline of Adam, because of the promise to send a redeemer through Adam's kinsman. The Hebrew says
that the Sons of God saw that the women were a fit "extension", for they sought to extend themselves into this realm from the spirit realm, as well
as to extend themselves into the "children of the promise" the lineage of Adam. Satan tried to prevent the eventual birth, in the distant future, of
The mating of human beings with angels resulted in hybrid creatures, evil spirits with human bodies. The human\angel hybrids began to corrupt and
destroy the human race, resulting in the Deluge, "the end of all flesh" except Noah and his family.
The Bible uses other names to describe these abominations and their descendents in addition to the word Nephilim, they are. . . .
Raphiam- from the root word rafa=(spirits) Gen. 14:5
Anikim- the prideful ones, Num. 13;28-33,
Emim- the proud deserters, Gen. 14:5
Zuzim- the evil ones Num. 14:5
Zamzuzamim- the evil plotters, Deut. 2:20
Zophim- the watchers, Dan. 4:17 Num. 23,
The Sepherim- the many. . . .
For over a thousand years the Nephilim corrupted the earth and oppressed mankind. The Bible states that the giants existed before the flood and even
after that time,Gen. 6:4. This contradicts tradition but is historically upheld by accounts in Exodus where descendents of the Nephilim are
encountered in Canna by the Israelites. The Apocryphal Book of Enoch, a 1st century B.C. extra Biblical manuscript quoted by Jude and John, details
events of the fallen angels. It describes their punishment and even their names. Some of the Nephilim perished, at least their bodies perished,
beneath the waters of the flood. The leaders of this rebellious act were chained until judgment day at various locations in the earth. Jude and John
also relate this account. Job 26:5 KJV says, "Dead things are formed from under the waters". This seems to imply that men were killed under the
waters of the deluge.
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