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Simply put, we don't know for sure, but we have clues! We have three known facts about the Nephilim: Their Name The world "nephilim" comes from the Hebrew word nephiyl, which means "the fallen". What did they fall from? The Bible isn't clear about that. It's possible that they fell from the sky (making them aliens) or from heaven (making them ...


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Does Jesus refer to aliens here? Is this a prediction that eventually we will take the Gospel to other planets? It is unlikely that extraterrestrials as we generally imagine them are specifically referred to here. Indeed, in at least one other place when God defines who his sheep are, he specifically states they are men (Ezekiel 34:31; ESV quoted): And ...


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The word that is translated as "God" in the phrase "Sons of God" can also mean can also mean leaders, judges, dictators etc. It is also possible that the Nefilim and the "Sons of ..." are two different, but possibly connected groups. When the Nefilim were present, such and such happened. The word Nefilim also means miscarried or aborted fetuses. Some ...


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The Bible doesn't talk about aliens, specifically. However, interpreting John 10:16 as referring to aliens is not out of the picture. While John 10:16 is clearly talking about people who are non-Jews, it could also be talking about non-humans. The Bible does not exclude that possibility. A quote for C. S. Lewis explains this nicely: It is, of course, ...


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Some passages in the Bible are difficult to understand, and have been taken many ways. This is one of them. No matter how we interpret this passage, we must make sure not to be dogmatic about the resulting theology. If we conclude that this passages is likely talking about aliens, we must be careful not to conclude, "therefore the Bible teaches that ...


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An explanation shared by many prominent theologians and monks of the Eastern Orthodox Church persuasion is that the "other sheep" correspond to those Jews that will recognize Jesus as the Son of God before the second coming. According to this explanation they, too, will be gathered in the "one flock".


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Please refer to this answer to find out where does these nephilim come from, who were their fathers... Such a conclusion makes sense when we recognize that "the son of the true God" mentioned at Genesis 6:2, 4 were angels who materialized bodies and committed immorality with women. Those women give birth to many different anomalies, which were then called ...


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The Nephilim were the result of the intermarriage between the priestly people and the rebellious kings. The text gives us a split genealogy after the murder of Abel, priests serving God outside the garden, and Cain's false kingdom (he went and built a "fortress"). The sin of the sons "of God" (God was their authority) was marrying daughters "of men" (man as ...



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