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The fact that the Nephilim of Genesis 6 and the large men of Gath, Anak, and Himmon all translate into English as 'Giants' is merely coincidence. The nature of the Nephilim is highly disputed. Indeed, many translations call them 'sons of God,' or mention an angelic like race. In the later instances, the term 'giant' is clearly human in origin, and merely ...


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This is a good question. I would assert that just because there were giants both before and after the flood does not necessitate that giants survived the flood. In fact, the Bible indicates that there was a drastic reduction in lifespan after the flood. It is possible that other things were different as well, including average height. So, a giant before ...


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Basically there is one simple explaination, which is not expressed plainly biblically, but that makes sense logically. If you had giants before the flood, and you had giants after the flood, and nobody survived the flood but Noah and his family, this means that probably Noah and his family where giants too, like everybody else in their time. Now, this ...


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I generally agree with David Brainerd's answer. But I'd add: Genesis doesn't say two of each "species", it says two of each "kind". All creationist scientists whom I have heard discuss the subject conclude that a "kind" is a broader category than a "species". For example they will generally conclude that dogs and wolves are both members of the "canine kind", ...


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In the KJV it might be hard to understand, but in the translation you used above I think its very clear. There was "one pair" of each unclean animal, i.e. 2 of each of those species. There were "seven pairs" of every clean animal and bird, i.e. 14 of each of those species. So they did essentially go in "two-by-two" but for some species there was only one ...



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