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The NEPHILIM ?
Commentary From SaintlyMic
Strong’s Dictionary Explanations
Neph* Similarities and Meanings
Do the words giant and giants in the Holy Bible mean nephelim or nephilim?
Were the giants in the Holy Bible evil superhuman half demons, or other than human, or alien?
Did demons have sex with human females and then breed half human/half demon children?
Are angels or demons or aliens the sons of God?
It is my understanding and belief that the sons of God are NOT angels or demons or aliens.
It is my understanding and belief that the sons of God are simply the human children of mankind who walk after God and who obey God as the children of God would and should do.
I do NOT believe those who walk in God’s light are superhuman, but because they trust and believe in God it is God who is super and it is God by His Own power who makes humans seem superhuman.
It is satan who wants the world to believe the lie that evil spiritual beings could have sex with humans in order to make evil super human beings.
Satan wants to take away that which is God’s and make it appear to be evil or alien or satan’s.
The truth is that Godly men, who are the sons of God, began to look upon the beauty of evil women who were born and raised by evil parents and these evil women taught their children to be evil too.
These Godly men, these sons of God, did NOT seek God for the Godly women God wanted them to marry and with whom God wanted them to bear children.
Instead, Godly men looked upon the beauty of evil women and made the choice to NOT come to God asking God if they should bear children by these evil and beautiful women.
What happened when those evil women brought forth children by those Godly sons of God?
Those evil women taught their children evil ways, so many of the sons of God’s children became evil after being brought up evil by their evil mothers.
This grew worse and worse until the children of the sons of God became more and more evil, and such evil children began to outnumber the sons of God.
By the time Noah was born most of the children being born were increasingly more and more evil until there was continually only evil in their hearts and minds.
This is why God hated that He had created man upon the earth, because His sons of God chose their own way, and the recourse of choosing their own way was that their children chose the ways of their evil mothers and walked after their father’s selfish desires instead of choosing God’s way.
One fact that we must understand is if the sons of God were aliens, then they could have easily taken their children up off the earth in their spaceships safe from God’s flood during Noah’s time.
Also, if the sons of God were somehow evil spiritual beings then their children could have easily survived the flood.
The entire concept that the sons of God are somehow spiritually evil superhuman beings is exactly what satan wants people to believe today.
This entire concept was derived from the evil Arabic people who believe the nephelim or nephilim are genies or other spiritually super beings able to give ones wishes or desires, or super evil spiritual tricksters who could fool people instead of answering and giving their wishes and desires such as fairies, pixies, elves, warlocks, witches, and many other evil ideas dreamed up by satan and taught to many many different societies and cultures.
Many of these false beings are even given the status of gods or Gods by many ungodly cultures.
It is NOT God’s desire that Godly sons of God should choose their own way, but instead that Godly men choose to live the way God desires them to live so that their children might better also choose God’s way and live by God’s desires for them.
This way a Godly man child will grow up and desire to marry a Godly woman, and so a Godly woman child grows up wanting to marry a Godly man.
This way the children will have a better chance to decide to become Godly as well as their parents.
There is of course no way to predict if a child will choose to become Godly or not, even if both parents are Godly, but if both parents are Godly it is more hopeful that the child will choose God.
All humans are given free will by God, and it is ultimately up to the children to choose God’s ways over the ways of satan, or the ways of other evil people, or even their own selfish ways.
This is what Jesus meant when He said the last days will be as in Noah’s day, because in the last days more and more children and parents will not choose God’s ways as was the case in Noah’s day.
There are not nephelim or nephilim in the world today, and there were never any nephelim or nephilim on the earth in the days of Noah, or at any other time for that matter.
The only time the word nephelim or nephilim is used in the Holy Bible is in reference to a place called nephelim or nephilim by the Palestinians, but the Palestinians are well known for making up false beings, but not once was any being called nephelim or nephilim in the Holy Bible.
The Palestinians invented the idea of beings called nephelim or nephilim in their own stories and folklore, but the truth is the Bible only refers to a Palestinian place called nephelim or nephilim.
The word the Holy Bible uses to explain giants in the original language is nephiyl or nephil, not nephilim or nephelim as many false teachers are teaching today.
Nephil are NOT the inhabitants of nephilim, as some of you may be thinking.
The Holy Bible never calls the inhabitants of the city of nephilim the nephil.
The nephil, or giants, are found to be in several different Palestinian cities throughout the Bible.
David and his armies killed several of these nephil human beings.
So, what kind of giants are these nephil?
Are they dinosaurs as well as human beings?
The Holy Bible tells us that these nephil are tall, and strong, and large in stature, and not at all like the super tall humans today who are weak and die early deaths.
How do I know this?
Because God recorded through David that these nephil giants were tall, and could carry very big and heavy weapons, and wore huge pieces of armor, and one even wore a huge and heavy golden crown.
Scripture only tells us those facts, and there are no such human beings living today.
Some Christian scientists have concluded that most of the nephil giant “dinosaurs” of Noah’s time before the flood were either hunted to extinction before the world wide flood, or were drowned in the flood, because many of the dinosaurs were much too big to fit on Noah’s ark.
There is no proof that dinosaurs were not on Noah’s ark, but there is evidence of humans eating dinosaurs, or at least cooking them in a campfire.
Even though there is evidence of humans hunting species to extinction, and there may very well have been dinosaurs in Noah’s time, I believe the Holy Bible is only talking about human nephil giants.
There’s not one scripture that tells us the nephil in Noah’s time were large lizards, or aliens, or evil demon humans, but we are told several times that these nephil were simply tall, strong humans.
KJV Scriptures mentioning the word giant or giants.
Genesis 6:4 KJV
4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
Numbers 13:33 KJV
33 And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Deuteronomy 2:10-11 KJV
10 The Emims dwelt therein in times past, a people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims;
11 Which also were accounted giants, as the Anakims; but the Moabites call them Emims.
Deuteronomy 2:19-21 KJV
19 And when thou comest nigh over against the children of Ammon, distress them not, nor meddle with them: for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon any possession; because I have given it unto the children of Lot for a possession.
20 (That also was accounted a land of giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; and the Ammonites call them Zamzummims;
21 A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead:
Deuteronomy 3:11-13 KJV
11 For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.
12 And this land, which we possessed at that time, from Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I unto the half tribe of Manasseh; all the region of Argob, with all Bashan, which was called the land of giants.
Joshua 12:4-5 KJV
4 And the coast of Og king of Bashan, which was of the remnant of the giants, that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,
5 And reigned in mount Hermon, and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, unto the border of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.
Joshua 13:12 KJV
12 All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, which reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, who remained of the remnant of the giants: for these did Moses smite, and cast them out.
Joshua 15:8 KJV
8 And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants northward:
Joshua 17:15 KJV
15 And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the wood country, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount Ephraim be too narrow for thee.
Joshua 18:16 KJV
16 And the border came down to the end of the mountain that lieth before the valley of the son of Hinnom, and which is in the valley of the giants on the north, and descended to the valley of Hinnom, to the side of Jebusi on the south, and descended to Enrogel,
2 Samuel 21:15-22 KJV
15 Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines: and David waxed faint.
16 And Ishbibenob, which was of the sons of the giant, the weight of whose spear weighed three hundred shekels of brass in weight, he being girded with a new sword, thought to have slain David.
17 But Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David sware unto him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the light of Israel.
18 And it came to pass after this, that there was again a battle with the Philistines at Gob: then Sibbechai the Hushathite slew Saph, which was of the sons of the giant.
19 And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver’s beam.
20 And there was yet a battle in Gath, where was a man of great stature, that had on every hand six fingers, and on every foot six toes, four and twenty in number; and he also was born to the giant.
21 And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea the brother of David slew him.
22 These four were born to the giant in Gath, and fell by the hand of David, and by the hand of his servants.
1 Chronicles 20:1-8 KJV
1 And it came to pass, that after the year was expired, at the time that kings go out to battle, Joab led forth the power of the army, and wasted the country of the children of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried at Jerusalem. And Joab smote Rabbah, and destroyed it.
2 And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David’s head: and he brought also exceeding much spoil out of the city.
3 And he brought out the people that were in it, and cut them with saws, and with harrows of iron, and with axes. Even so dealt David with all the cities of the children of Ammon. And David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.
4 And it came to pass after this, that there arose war at Gezer with the Philistines; at which time Sibbechai the Hushathite slew Sippai, that was of the children of the giant: and they were subdued.
5 And there was war again with the Philistines; and Elhanan the son of Jair slew Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, whose spear staff was like a weaver’s beam.
6 And yet again there was war at Gath, where was a man of great stature, whose fingers and toes were four and twenty, six on each hand, and six on each foot: and he also was the son of the giant.
7 But when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea David’s brother slew him.
8 These were born unto the giant in Gath; and they fell by the hand of David, and by the hand of his servants.
Job 16:14 KJV
14 He breaketh me with breach upon breach, he runneth upon me like a giant.
Strong’s Dictionary Explanations
Neph* Similarities and Meanings
From H5307; properly, a feller, that is, a bully or tyrant: – giant.
From H5307; something fallen, that is, an abortion: – untimely birth.
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5307: – fall (down), have occasion.
A primitive root; to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitively or causatively, literally or figuratively): – be accepted, cast (down, self, [lots], out), cease, die, divide (by lot), (let) fail, (cause to, let, make, ready to) fall (away, down, -en, -ing), fell (-ing), fugitive, have [inheritamce], inferior, be judged [by mistake for H6419], lay (along), (cause to) lie down, light (down), be (X hast) lost, lying, overthrow, overwhelm, perish, present (-ed, -ing), (make to) rot, slay, smite out, X surely, throw down.
From H5314; refreshed; Naphish, a son of Ishmael, and his posterity: – Naphish.
From H6617; my wrestling; Naphtali, a son of Jacob, with the tribe descended from him, and its territory: – Naphtali.
Of Hebrew origin [H5321]; Nephthaleim (that is, Naphthali), a tribe in Palestine: – Nephthalim.
From H2610; moral filth, that is, wickedness: – hypocrisy.
Of uncertain derivation; Charnepher, an Israelite: – Harnepher.
From H6801; a tiara, that is, official turban (of a king or high priest): – diadem, mitre.
From an unused root probably meaning to spring forth; a sprout; Nepheg, the name of two Israelites: – Nepheg.
For H5304; Nephushesim, a Temple Servant: – Nephisesim [from the margin].
Plural from an unused root meaning to scatter; expansions; Nephisim, a Temple Servant: – Nephusim [from the margin].
(Chaldee); a primitive root; to issue; causatively, to bring out: – come (go, take) forth (out).
From H5310; a storm (as dispersing): – scattering.
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental): – any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead (-ly), desire, X [dis-] contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart (-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortality, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.
For H5299; a height: – country.
From H6605; opened, that is, a spring; Nephtoach, a place in Palestine: – Neptoah.
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6057: – bough, branch.
From G3509; properly cloudiness, that is, (concretely) a cloud: – cloud.
Apparently a primary word; a cloud: – cloud.
Of uncertain affinity; a kidney (plural), that is, (figuratively) the inmost mind: – reins.
Probably an intensive form of G3483; a particle of attestation (accompanied by the object invoked or appealed to in confirmation); as sure as: – I protest by.
From G4862 and G2186; to stand up together, that is, to resist (or assault) jointly: – rise up together.
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