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Lexicon :: Strong's H5303 - nāp̄îl

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נָפִיל
Transliteration
nāp̄îl
Pronunciation
nef-eel'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1393a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: נפיל (Strongs and Gesenius) נפל (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

נְפִיל nᵉphîyl, nef-eel'; or נְפִל nᵉphil; from H5307; properly, a feller, i.e. a bully or tyrant:—giant.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H5303 in the following manner: giant (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H5303 in the following manner: giant (3x).
  1. giants, the Nephilim

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נְפִיל nᵉphîyl, nef-eel'; or נְפִל nᵉphil; from H5307; properly, a feller, i.e. a bully or tyrant:—giant.
STRONGS H5303:
נְפִלִים noun masculine plural giants, according to Greek Version of the LXX γίγαντες so Syriac Version Vulgate; הַנְּפִלִים Genesis 6:4 (J), הַנְּפִילִים בְּנֵי עֲנָק מִן־הַנְּפִלִים Numbers 13:33 (JE); Greek Version of the LXX omit בְּנֵי וגו׳, and so Di; these words perhaps doublet, but already in Samaritan, also Vulgate (etymology dubious; compare Aramaic נִיפְלָא, נְפִילָא Orion; conjectures see in Thes Dion the passage; Tu Kn LenOr. i. 344, Eng. Tr. 345 f.; CheHebraica. iii (1887), 175, 176; all very precarious).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

6:4

Numbers

13:33

H5303

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5303 matches the Hebrew נָפִיל (nāp̄îl),
which occurs 3 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:4 - The [fn]Nephilim H5303 were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of mankind, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:33 - “We also saw the [fn]Nephilim H5303 there (the sons of Anak are part of the Nephilim H5303); and we were like [fn]grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.”

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