Giants in the Bible

Giants in the Bible
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12 Individual Named Giants Mentioned in the Bible

RAPHA

Early ancestor of all the giant clans in what became the region of Palestine, which included the Anakites, Emites, and Horites (Deut 2:10-12; 2 Sam 21:16,18,20,22; 1 Chron 20:4,6,8)

ANAK

Father of a clan of giants living southern Cannaan (Num 13:28)

ARBA

Forefather of Anak and the Anakim (Josh 15:13; 21:11)

Honoured as “the greatest man among the Anakites” (Josh 14:15)

The Anakite name for Hebron was Kiriath-Arba meaning “City of Arba” (Josh 15:13)

SEPHER

Because Debir was an Anakite city like Hebron (Josh 11:21), and because the former Anakite name for Debir was Kiriath-Sepher meaning “City of Sepher,” it must be that Sepher was the name of another Anakite patriarch like Arba (Josh 15:15)

OG

The king of Bashan identified as the last of “the Rephaites” (Deut 3:11) ……..