10 The Emits used to live there. They are a mighty race of giants who lived in Ar. They were as tall as the Anakim, another race of giants.
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20 »‘This territory is also known as the land of the Rephaim. That is the name of the giants who formerly lived there. The Ammonites called them Zamzummim.
6 I am not afraid of the tens of thousands who have taken positions against me on all sides.
21 »They were as tall as the Anakim. There were many of them. They were a mighty race. But Jehovah destroyed them. Then the Ammonites took over their land and settled there.
11 Like the Anakim they were also known as Rephaim; but the Moabites called them Emim.
18 After this there was a battle with the Philistines at Gob. Sibbecai from Hushah killed a giant named Saph a descendant of Rapha.
21 Joshua cut off the Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel. Joshua destroyed them utterly along with their cities.
11 »Of the Rephaim only King Og of Bashan was left. His bed was made of iron and was more than thirteen feet long and six feet wide. It is still in the Ammonite city of Rabbah.
1 Men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them. 2 The sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful. They married any of them they chose. 3 Jehovah said: »My Spirit will not contend (judge) (plead) with man forever, for he is mortal and corrupt. Therefore his days will be a hundred and twenty years.« 4 The NEPHILIM were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God had sexual intercourse with the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
1 The Philistines got ready for war and brought their troops together to attack the town of Socoh in Judah. They set up camp at Ephes-Dammim, between Socoh and Azekah. 2 Saul and the men of Israel came together and took up their position in the valley of Elah. They drew up in battle array against the Philistines. 3 The Philistines were stationed on the mountain on one side. Israel was on the mountain on the other side. There was a valley between them. 4 A fighter came out from the tents of the Philistines. His name was Goliath of Gath. He was over nine feet tall. 5 He had a headdress of copper on his head. He was dressed in a coat of metal that weighed one hundred twenty five pounds. 6 He had copper shin guards on his legs and on his back a copper javelin. 7 The shaft of his spear was like the beam used by weavers. The head of his spear was made of fifteen pounds of iron. The man who carried his shield walked ahead of him. 8 Goliath stood and called to the Israelites: »Why do you form a battle line? Am I not a Philistine? Are you Saul’s servants? Choose a man, and let him come down to fight me. 9 »If he can fight me and kill me we will be your slaves. But if I overpower him and kill him you will be our slaves and serve us.« 10 The Philistine added: »I challenge the Israelite battle line today. Send out a man so we can fight each other.« 11 Saul and all the Israelites were overcome with fear when they heard what this Philistine said. 12 David was a son of a man named Jesse from the region of Ephrath and the city of Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons. In Saul’s day he was an old man. 13 Jesse’s three oldest sons joined Saul’s army for the battle. The firstborn was Eliab, the second was Abinadab, and the third was Shammah. 14 David was the youngest. The three oldest joined Saul’s army. 15 David went back and forth from Saul’s camp to Bethlehem, where he tended his father’s flock. 16 Each morning and evening for forty days the Philistine came forward and made his challenge. 17 Jesse told his son David: »Take this half-bushel of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread to your brothers. Take them to your brothers in the camp right away. 18 »Also take these ten slices of cheese to the commanding officer. Find out how your brothers are getting along. Bring back something to show that you saw them and that they are well. 19 »King Saul, your brothers, and all the other Israelites are in Elah Valley fighting the Philistines.« 20 David obeyed his father. He got up early the next morning and left someone else in charge of the sheep. He loaded the supplies and started off. He reached the army camp just as the soldiers were taking their places and shouting the battle cry. 21 The army of Israel and the Philistine army stood there facing each other. 22 David left his things with the man in charge of supplies. He ran up to the battle line to ask his brothers if they were well. 23 David talked to his brothers. Goliath came out from the line of Philistines and boasted as usual. David heard him. 24 When the Israelite soldiers saw Goliath they were afraid and ran off. 25 They said to each other: »Look how he keeps coming out to insult us. The king offers a big reward to the man who kills Goliath. That man will even get to marry the king’s daughter. No one in his family will ever have to pay taxes again.« 26 David asked some soldiers standing nearby: »What will a man get for killing this Philistine and stopping him from insulting our people? Who does that worthless Philistine think he is? He makes fun of the army of the living God!« 27 The soldiers repeated to David how the man who kills Goliath would be treated. 28 Eliab, David’s oldest brother, heard David talking to the men. Then Eliab became angry with David. »Why did you come here,« he asked him,« and with whom did you leave those few sheep in the wilderness? I know how overconfident and headstrong you are. You came here just to see the battle.« 29 »What have I done now?« David snapped at him. »Did I just ask a question?« 30 He turned to face another man and asked the same question. The other soldiers gave him the same answer. 31 What David said was overheard and reported to Saul. Saul sent for him. 32 David told Saul: »No one should be discouraged because of this. I will go and fight this Philistine.« 33 Saul responded to David: »You cannot fight this Philistine. You are just a boy. He has been a warrior since he was your age.« 34 David replied to Saul: »I am a shepherd for my father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear comes and carries off a sheep from the flock, 35 »I go after it, attack it, and rescue the lamb. If the lion or bear turns on me, I grab it by the throat and beat it to death. 36 »I have killed lions and bears. I will do the same to this heathen Philistine. He has defied the army of the living God. 37 »Jehovah saved me from lions and bears. He will save me from this Philistine.« Saul answered: »Go and Jehovah be with you.« 38 He gave his own armor to David for him to wear. It consisted of a copper helmet, which he put on David’s head, and a coat of armor. 39 David strapped Saul’s sword over the armor and tried to walk. But he could not walk. »I cannot fight with all this,« he said to Saul. »I am not used to it.« So he took it all off. 40 He took his shepherd’s stick and picked up five smooth stones from the stream and put them in his bag. With his sling ready, he went out to meet Goliath. 41 The Philistine, preceded by the man carrying his shield came closer and closer to David. 42 The Philistine got a good look at David and he despised him. David was only a young man with a healthy complexion and good looks. 43 The Philistine asked David: »Am I a dog that you come to attack me with sticks?« So the Philistine called on his gods to curse David. 44 »Come here,« the Philistine told David, »and I will give your body to the birds.« 45 David answered: »You come out to fight me with a sword and a spear and a dagger. But I come out to fight you in the name of Jehovah of Hosts. He is the Almighty God of Israel’s army. You have insulted him! 46 »Today Jehovah will help me defeat you. I will knock you down and cut off your head! I will feed the bodies of the other Philistine soldiers to the birds and wild animals. Then the whole world will know that Israel has a real God. 47 »Everybody here will see that Jehovah does not need swords or spears to save his people. Jehovah always wins his battles. He will help us defeat you!« 48 Goliath started forward and David ran toward him. 49 He put a rock in his sling and swung the sling around by its straps. When he let go of one strap, the rock flew out and hit Goliath on the forehead. It cracked his skull. He fell facedown on the ground. 50 So David overcame the Philistine with his leather band and a stone. The Philistine was wounded and laying on the ground. But David had no sword in his hand. 51 He ran to him and stood over him. David took Goliath’s sword out of its sheath and cut off his head to kill him. When the Philistines saw that their hero was dead they ran away. 52 The men of Israel and Judah shouted and ran after them. They pursued them all the way to Gath and to the gates of Ekron. The Philistines fell wounded all along the road that leads to Shaaraim, as far as Gath and Ekron. 53 The sons of Israel returned from chasing after the Philistines. They plundered their tents. 54 David took the head of the Philistine to Jerusalem. But he put his armor in his tent. 55 When Saul saw David going out against the Philistine, he asked Abner the commander of the army: »Abner, whose son is this young man?« Abner said: »By your life, O king, I do not know.« 56 The king said: »Find out whose son the young man is.« 57 When David returned from killing the Philistine, Abner took him and brought him before Saul with the Philistine’s head in his hand. 58 Saul said: »Whose son are you, young man?« David answered: »I am the son of your servant Jesse the Bethlehemite.«
6 Angels who did not keep their position left their proper habitation. He has kept them in everlasting bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day.
28 »‘Where can we go up? Our brothers caused us to lose heart. They said: The people are stronger and taller than we are. The cities are large and the walls go up to the sky. Moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.«’
33 »We saw Nephilim there. The descendants of Anak are Nephilim. We felt as small as grasshoppers. That is no doubt how we must have looked to them.«
1 Men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them. 2 The sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful. They married any of them they chose. 3 Jehovah said: »My Spirit will not contend (judge) (plead) with man forever, for he is mortal and corrupt. Therefore his days will be a hundred and twenty years.« 4 The NEPHILIM were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God had sexual intercourse with the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown. 5 Jehovah saw how great man’s wickedness on the earth had become. Every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil all the time. 6 Jehovah was grieved that he had made man on the earth. His heart was grieved with pain. 7 So Jehovah said: »I will wipe mankind, whom I have created, from the face of the earth. All of them: men and animals, and creatures that move along the ground, and birds of the air. I am sorry that I created them.« 8 But Noah found favor in the eyes of Jehovah. 9 This is the ACCOUNT OF NOAH. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time. He walked with God. 10 Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 11 The earth was corrupt in God’s sight. It was full of violence. 12 God saw how corrupt the earth had become. All the people on earth had corrupted their ways. 13 God said to Noah: »I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. I am going to destroy them with the earth. 14 »BUILD AN ARK of cypress wood (a resinous tree). Make rooms in it and coat it with pitch inside and out. 15 »This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be four hundred and fifty feet long, seventy-five feet wide, and forty-five feet high. 16 »Build a roof on it and finish the ark to within eighteen inches of the top. Put a door in the side of the ark and make lower, middle, and upper decks. 17 »I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens. Every creature that has the breath of life in it, everything on earth will perish. 18 »But I will establish my covenant with you. You will enter the ark, you and your sons and your wife and your sons’ wives with you. 19 »Bring into the ark two of all living creatures, male and female, to keep them alive with you. 20 »Two of every kind of bird, of every kind of animal, and of every kind of creature that moves along the ground will come to you to be kept alive. 21 »Take every kind of food that is to be eaten and store it away as food for you and for them.« 22 Noah did everything exactly as God commanded him.
4 The NEPHILIM were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God had sexual intercourse with the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.