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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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.
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.
The Rephaim (an immortal alien race) have divided into two factions -- with the majority having control of the Scion (the government of humans) and only a few supporting Paige in her fight to free humans from the manipulative alien race.
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.
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.
47-76) provides a boiler-plate discussion of the rephaim and of Biblical strictures on necromancy informed by evolutionary theories of religion.
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.