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Questions tagged [nephilim]

Mysterious men referenced in Genesis 6:4 and Numbers 13:33

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What was the general opinion of the Early Church Fathers concerning the giants/nephilims?

What was the general opinion of the Early Church Fathers concerning the giants/nephilims, described in the following verses? Genesis 6:4 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and ...
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What were the “sons of God” in Genesis 6, according to Mormons?

This is similar to this and this other question about the subject, but here I am interested in the LDS church point of view. It's about this passage in Genesis 6:2 (here according to KJV): That ...
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Dinosaurs offspring of demons?

Have there been respected theologians that offer the possibility that dinosaurs were on the earth at about the same time as Nephelim and were the offspring of demon angels defiling the other species ...
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How were the Nephilim still in existence after the flood? [duplicate]

The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the ...
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What were the Nephilim, and what role did they play in the Bible beyond just being mentioned?

Did the Nephilim that are mentioned in Genesis 6:4 do anything beyond just existing?