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Nephilim

(nēfĭl`ĭm), in the Bible, Hebrew word of no known meaning, denoting peoples of gigantic stature with superhuman strength. The term is translated as "giants" in the Authorized Version. The Book of Genesis refers to Nephilim as the offspring of marriages between "daughters of humans" and "sons of God." See also AnakAnak
, according to a folk tradition in the Bible, an ancestor of the Anakim, a tribe of giants inhabiting Hebron and its vicinity at the time of the Israelite conquest of Canaan. Arba is cited as Anak's father, and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai as his sons.
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Nephilim

race dwelling in Canaan before Israelites. [O.T.: Genesis 6:4]
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Jubilees views the benei ha-elohim as angels who copulated with human women to create the biblical Nephilim, giants (Jub.
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61) comenta: "Que se trate de las diez tribus de Israel exiliadas a los confines de la tierra, o de naciones de gigantes en donde las malas costumbres evocan tal vez a las de los Nephilim, que fueron al origen del Diluvio, o finalmente de la posteridad de Cain, se trata cada vez de pueblos bandidos de la cristiandad." Gog y Magog representan de manera emblematica lo opuesto al mundo civil organizado, reglamentado por unas leyes soberanas y justas.
Of course, even Western monotheisms include Nephilim (the giant 'sons of God' in Genesis 6.
For instance, consider the following passage from Chapter 6 of Genesis, which relates the story of Noah and opens with this paragraph: When men began to increase on earth and daughters were born to them, the divine beings saw how beautiful the daughters of men were and took wives from among those that pleased them--The Lord said, "My breath shall not abide in man forever, since he too is fresh; let the days allowed him be one hundred and twenty years."--It was then, and later too, that the Nephilim appeared on earth--when the divine beings cohabited with the daughters of men, who bore them offspring.
Such acronyms, as with any jargon, can serve a variety of roles: while genuinely helping speed up communication in some instances (try typing Fields of the Nephilim instead of FotN a hundred times), they also comprise a semi-ritualised language that establishes barriers not merely between Goths and non-Goths, but between online newbies and more experienced users.
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In the Book of Genesis in the Bible it says that fallen angels of God had sex with mortal women and they had offspring called Nephilim. I think that maybe aliens could be them.
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