He too marked the overwhelming charge of the Anakim, and its effect on that solid mass against which its might was hurled.
I have a task in store for these same Anakim, and I purpose leading them myself.
They seem to have been of the Anakim race, and worshippers of the Sun.
Meantime the Anakim were fighting at considerable disadvantage.
Under this character both the sons of Chus, and the Anakim of Canaan are included.
Adanson estimated the age of some of these Anakim of trees at 1500 years.
We may from hence perceive that the history of the Anakim was not totally obliterated among the Grecians.
Anakim, the posterity of Anak, the son of Arba, noted in sacred history for their fierceness and loftiness of stature.
The primary place was held by the aborigines, the Anakim and Rephaim, a powerful race of giants.
The Anakim seemed well pleased to find these dealers, with whom they had so often traded, thus inmates of their camp.
the descendants of Anak (Josh. 11:21; Num. 13:33; Deut. 9:2). They dwelt in the south of Palestine, in the neighbourhood of Hebron (Gen. 23:2; Josh. 15:13). In the days of Abraham (Gen. 14:5, 6) they inhabited the region afterwards known as Edom and Moab, east of the Jordan. They were probably a remnant of the original inhabitants of Palestine before the Canaanites, a Cushite tribe from Babel, and of the same race as the Phoenicians and the Egyptian shepherd kings. Their formidable warlike appearance, as described by the spies sent to search the land, filled the Israelites with terror. They seem to have identified them with the Nephilim, the "giants" (Gen. 6:4; Num. 13:33) of the antediluvian age. There were various tribes of Anakim (Josh. 15:14). Joshua finally expelled them from the land, except a remnant that found a refuge in the cities of Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod (Josh. 11:22). The Philistine giants whom David encountered (2 Sam. 21:15-22) were descendants of the Anakim. (See GIANTS.)