The Nephilim and their significance

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Sun, Feb 09, 2020

Teacher: Autumn Wall Series: The (Q) Before the (A): Part 2

Proverbs 1:5
let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance

 

 

6. Who or what were the Nephilim and what significance do they have? Genesis 6 refers to them as the children “the sons of God and the daughters of humans.” What is that referring to? Was Goliath one of the Nephilim?

Genesis 6:1-7
4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
5 The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time. 6 The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled. 7 So the Lord said, “I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created—and with them the animals, the birds and the creatures that move along the ground—for I regret that I have made them.”

Numbers 13:32
32 And they spread among the Israelites a bad report about the land they had explored. They said, “The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size. 33 We saw the Nephilim there (the descendants of Anak come from the Nephilim). We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them.”

 

 

 

 

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