You have misquoted Genesis

by Anonymous

You have misquoted Genesis.


The word Nephilim is not mentioned once in the entire book of Genesis !

You said:

"The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown."
Genesis 6:4

Genesis says: "There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown." - go read it for yourself AND THEN PLEASE CORRECT THIS QUOTE AS YOU ARE ADDING WORDS TO THE BIBLE.

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Sep 05, 2014
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Genesis 6:4
by: Anonymous

The Word was intentionally replaced when the KJV was created!
The KJV bible was created from the Tyndale Bible but this word was changed, for what reason? who knows...

Tyndale Bible
Genesis 6:4 There were TIRANTES in the world in thos dayes. For after that the children of God had gone in vnto the doughters of men and had begotten them childern the same childern were the mightiest of the world and men of renowne

KJB PCE
Genesis 6:4 There were GIANTS in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

Feb 27, 2012
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Angels & the Nephilim
by: Anonymous

See my new comment below before reading this one. The main point that I was trying to make however is that Nephilim (Hebrew), or "giants" (mistraslated in KJV) are NOT angels or half angels. The are translated as "tyrants" or bullies in the Hebrew (Strongs and Easton's) and may have been large in size as well, however not necesarily large enough to be concidered "giants". The word more precisely translated actually means "violent" - no link to "angels" or demons whatsoever ! - see my new comment below.

Feb 27, 2012
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Nephilim Is Not An English Word
by: Anonymous

Who says I had an "angry" reply? Yes, I wrongly assumed the author was misquoting the King James, which is the, until quite recently, most widely used English Bible, and Nephilim doesn't appear in the English King James since it is a Hebrew word.

However, in the same way technically Nephilim shouldn't appear as Nephilim (a Hebrew word) in ANY English Bible, unless there is no English equivalent. However, there is an English equivalent which is "tyrant".

According to Easton's Revised Bible Dictionary, "giants" as appearing in the King James Version is: "Heb. nephilim, meaning "violent" or "causing to fall" #Ge 6:4 These were the violent tyrants of those days, those who fell upon others."

Strong Exhaustive concordance more or less agrees with "tyrant" when translating the Hebrew word Nephilim into English.

So, technically, if your entire verse was quoted in Hebrew and included the Hebrew word "Nephilim" then that would have been fine, however, that was not the case and therefore you did misquote, or rather mis-translate the English form of Genesis. The whole point of having an English translation of the Bible is to understand what the Hebrew words mean, and how can that happen if you unnecessarily leave some of them in the original Hebrew?

We only need to go into the Hebrew to double check a suspected English mistranslation or to know how to pronounce the true (Hebrew) name of The Father, Son or Holy Ghost.

Feb 25, 2012
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The Nephilim
by: Anonymous

The writer of this comment has read from a bible of his own choosing, and therefore should be forgiven for this angry reply that the passage in Genesis is a misquote. Below is a quote from the Hebrew Bible, where the original text is still maintained without the English misquotes found in many Bibles today. The Nephilim (Nefelim) are definitely quoted in that text.

1 In time, when men began to multiply on earth, and daughters were born to them, 2 the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were attractive; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose. 3 ADONAI said, "My Spirit will not live in human beings forever, for they too are flesh; therefore their life span is to be 120 years." 4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterwards, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them; these were the ancient heroes, men of renown.

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KJV
by: Anonymous

In the King James version the word is not used, but I do agree TO A CERTAIN EXTENT with you. The word Nephilim is a Hebrew word and it was translated into the English word "giants" by the KJV.

However, look up giants in the original Hebrew in Strongs concordance with Hebrew Chaldee and Greek dictionaries (by Riverside - maroon/red in colour, hard cover, very thick book) - it will give you Nephil, or Nephilum, but the meaning is shown as "tyrant, bully, etc." It was nothing more that that, if you are interpreting Genesis.

I cant comment too much on the book of Enoch, which I am very skeptical of.

Feb 11, 2012
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Nephelim
by: David Sheriff

In my English copy of the Bible, and also my Portuguese Bible, of course it mentions Nephelim in Genesis 6, also the Book of Numbers & also in Revelations.....I will photograph it for you if you do not believe me.

DNA shows that the Black tribes of Sth Africa were the first humans on this planet.

The Book of Genesis is copied from the much earlier Enuma Elish.

Feb 11, 2012
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CAIN
by: Anonymous

The father of Cain was NOT Adam ! Nowhere is Adam's geneology is Cain listed, although Cain is a son of Eve. The father of Cain was either Satan himself or a person or race that was inspired by Satan to do wrong by inter-marrying with the sons of God. The serpent was called a serpent because he spoke with a hiss or whisper and was very devious and persuasive. It was unlikely to be Satan himself, just like the so-called Nephilim are not literally half angels.

(You misquoted Genesis in an article on the Nephilim)

"The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown."

In Genesis 6:4 Genesis does not use the word Nephilim. It ACTUALLY says: "There were GIANTS in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown." - go read it for yourself AND THEN PLEASE CORRECT THIS QUOTE AS YOU ARE ADDING WORDS TO THE BIBLE.)

Giants simply means tyrants, or powerful ruthless leaders/kings who jut TAKE what they want. Look it up in the Hebrew language (Strongs Exhaustive Corcordance of the Bible).

Go to this link to read more: http://www.israel-a-history-of.com/the-father-of-cain-was-not-adam-.html

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