(The Emites 1 used to live there, a people as powerful, numerous, and tall as the Anakites.
(The Emites used to live there—a people strong and numerous, and as tall as the Anakites.
(The Emim lived there formerly, a people as great, numerous, and tall as the Anakim.
(A numerous and powerful race of giants called the Emites had once lived in the area of Ar. They were as tall as the Anakites, another race of giants.
The Emites (Monsters) used to live there--mobs of hulking giants, like Anakites.
(In the past the Emim were living there; a great people, equal in numbers to the Anakim and as tall;
(The Emim—a large and numerous people, as tall as the Anakim—had formerly inhabited it.
(The Emim had dwelt there in times past, a people as great and numerous and tall as the Anakim.
therein in times past
as the Anakims
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used to live
there, a people
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as the Anakites.
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1 sn Emites. These giant people, like the Anakites (Deut 1:28), were also known as Rephaites (v. 11). They appear elsewhere in the narrative of the invasion of the kings of the east where they are said to have lived around Shaveh Kiriathaim, perhaps 9 to 11 mi (15 to 18 km) east of the north end of the Dead Sea (Gen 14:5).