Rephaim

Rephaim

(rēfā`ĭm), in the Bible. 1 Pre-Israelite race of giants. They were also referred to simply as "giants." 2 Valley, SW of Jerusalem.
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The chapter on the Rephaim concludes that part of the warrior ethic was celebrating the dead warriors of a past time by means of rituals involving the Rephaim.
Subsequently, their best friend, Rafa, and another Rephaim, Taya, are captured and imprisoned by Gatekeepers who intend to do them great harm.
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants 1 give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates, the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites." (Gen.
Later, when David was proclaimed king over all of Israel and conquered Jerusalem, the Philistines became alarmed and spread out over the Valley of Rephaim (II Sam.
Beginning from where The Bone Season left off, Paige escapes to London from the clutches of the Rephaim, but her troubles are far from over.
Haze is the second book in Paula Weston's Rephaim series and, while it thankfully skips the repetition generally found in sequels, it left a little too much out for a new reader to fully comprehend the complexity of the storyline.
(27.) See Jerusalem, plate 64 for Blake's appropriation of King David's double victory over the Philistines in the Valley of Rephaim (2 Samuel: 5 and 23).
But there are also the Rephaim, god-like immortal creatures who are claiming all the clairvoyants in London for their own brutal means.
Here she is subject to Warden, a sinister trainer drawn from the city's ruling Rephaim, a vampiric race who treat the clairvoyants as slaves and pit them against each other every decade in military-style competi-tions called "bone seasons." Like Harry Potter or Katniss Everdeen, Paige faces a bleak future but might escape if she can use her powers for good.
That is, until she is attacked and transported to a mysterious, secret city controlled by the Rephaim, a race from another world.
That is, until she is attacked and transported to a secret city controlled by the Rephaim, a race from another world to be a slave.
Text No 2 The Apprentices Marie Meloy, The Rephaim Book II Haze Paula Weston (A$19.99 NZ$26.00 pbk+e)