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Nephilim

of uncertain etymology; much disputed.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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nephilim in the Bible

(Gen. 6:4; Num. 13:33, R.V.), giants, the Hebrew word left untranslated by the Revisers, the name of one of the Canaanitish tribes. The Revisers have, however, translated the Hebrew gibborim, in Gen. 6:4, "mighty men."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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