Yet it was I who destroyed the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was as strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit above and his roots beneath.Also it was I who brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite Through Amos, God clearly stated that the Amorites were generally very tall and strong.
datingwithh - Giant intimidating sermon
The earliest mention in Scripture of giants is just prior to the Flood account.
There were giants [nephilim] on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men and they bore children to them.
Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown The word translated as “giants” in this verse is the Hebrew word nephilim, and many Bible versions simply transliterate it as such.
There has been much debate over the meaning of this word.
Some may downplay the description of the Amorites in this passage, since these verses employ figurative language, but there are some good reasons to take this passage in a straightforward manner.2 The idea that the Amorites were giants is supported by the report of the spies whom Moses sent through the land of Canaan.