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Bodie Hodge takes a fresh look at the Nephilim

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 Who Were the Nephilim? Genesis 6 and Numbers 13—a fresh look by Bodie Hodge on July 9, 2008
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Table of Contents Abstract Genesis 6 and Numbers 13 (pre-Flood and post-Flood) mention the term “Nephilim” that has been the center of discussion for many years. Keywords: Nephilim, sons of God, daughters of men, children, fallen angels, demons, Seth, Sethite view, fallen men, to fall, pre-Flood Genesis 6:1–6
Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of God (bene Elohim) saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose. Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.” The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God (bene Elohim) came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those w…