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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5303 - נְפִל

Transliteration
nephı̂yl, nephil
Phonetics
nef-eel', nef-eel'  
Word Origin
from (05307)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1393a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) giants, the Nephilim

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Genesis 1
Numbers 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmp 1
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נְפִלִים noun masculine plural giants, according to ᵐ5 γίγαντες so ᵑ6ᵑ9; הַנְּפִלִים Genesis 6:4 (J), הַנְּפִילִים בְּנֵי עֲנָקמִןהַֿנְּפִלִים Numbers 13:33 (JE); ᵐ5 omit ׳בְּנֵי וגו, and so Di; these words perhaps doublet, but already in , also ᵑ9 (etymology dubious; compare Aramaic נִיפְלָא, נְפִילָא Orion; conjectures see in Thes Di on the passage; Tu Kn Len Or. i. 344, Eng. Tr. 345f.; Che Hebraica. iii (1887), 175,176; all very precarious).

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List of Word Forms
הַנְּפִילִ֛ים הַנְּפִלִ֑ים הַנְּפִלִ֞ים הנפילים הנפלים han·nə·p̄i·lîm han·nə·p̄î·lîm hannefiLim hannəp̄ilîm hannəp̄îlîm
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