Debate Over the Nephilim

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The Nephilim are usually known as the giants and offspring of spiritual beings with humans. They are primarily described in Genesis from the Bible and have been misunderstood and misinterpreted over the years. Theologians, scientists, and Christians have come up with various theories on who the Nephilim really are and where they came from. Due to these distinct beliefs over this controversial topic, religions all over the world including, different cultural backgrounds such as Greek mythology, have taken the Nephilim and adapted their understanding and interpretation of the scripture of the Nephilim’s identity to their own doctrines. Understanding who the Nephilim really were can help one comprehend more about the Creation, God, and the spiritual world surrounding us.
Nephilim are first introduced in the book Genesis from the Bible. God had already created the universe, the earth, and human beings. The first appearance of the Nephilim is during Noah’s time. Genesis chapter five describes Adam’s descendants, which contains the sons, grandsons, and relatives of Adam. The Bible gives a good picture of the family lineage coming from Adam and how these people began to multiply, increasing their population. They started to form clans and tribes which spread out into the earth. Genesis chapter six begins by describing man’s evilness and wickedness on earth. This is where we find a different kind of people called the “Nephilim.” The word “Nephilim” is translated to “giants” in Hebrew. It is derived from the word “nephal” which means fallen. (Nephilim, Let us Reason)
“When human beings began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they marri...

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...on. God knows what he is doing and He will reveal and answer any doubts about whatever subject we are dealing with at his own time an whenever he wants to enlighten us.

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