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NEPHILIM* Early group of the human race, mentioned only twice in the OT (Gn 6:4; Nm 13:33; NLT mg). The Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures (the Septuagint) rendered the name “Nephilim” as “giants,” and other versions followed this rendering, including the KJV…The Nephilim are of unknown origin. Some writers have taken the Hebrew verb naphal, “to fall,” to imply that the Nephilim were “fallen ones”—that is, fallen angels who subsequently mated with human women.-Elwell, W. A., & Comfort, P. W. (2001). In Tyndale Bible dictionary (p. 946). Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers.

That is the common belief, actually the Nephilim were fallen angels physically present among men on earth, contemporaries with the angelic “sons of God” whose mission was to oppose Satan and his angels on earth. Promising immortality Satan and the Nephilim conspired against the sons of God with the daughters of men, seducing them into corrupting the human lineage of “the seed” with the DNA of angels, thus defiling the image of God in man attempting to thwart “the Seed” from being born (Gen. 3:15; Rev. 12:1-5).

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