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Anakim

[an-uh-kim] /ˈæn ə kɪm/
plural noun
1.
tall people or giants who lived in S Palestine and were destroyed or scattered after the arrival of the Hebrews. Num. 13:28, 31; Deut. 2:21; 9:2.
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  • These Anakim were the men that had so terrified the ten spies.

  • Better, indeed, the gripe of the demons or the sword of the Anakim.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • I have a task in store for these same Anakim, and I purpose leading them myself.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • Meantime the Anakim were fighting at considerable disadvantage.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • Adanson estimated the age of some of these Anakim of trees at 1500 years.

    The Desert World Arthur Mangin
  • They seem to have been of the Anakim race, and worshippers of the Sun.

  • Anakim, the posterity of Anak, the son of Arba, noted in sacred history for their fierceness and loftiness of stature.

  • The Anakim seemed well pleased to find these dealers, with whom they had so often traded, thus inmates of their camp.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • The Anakim glanced doubtfully at each other; their chief pointed to the mare from which he had dismounted, and shook his head.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • He too marked the overwhelming charge of the Anakim, and its effect on that solid mass against which its might was hurled.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville

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