There are several references about the Nephilim in the Bible. The most common and literal reference to calling these giants by the name “Nephilim” or “Nephilites” is the mention of them Genesis in chapter 6.
The Bible describes the Nephilim as giants. These giants would become corrupt causing God to destroy or punish them in the great flood. Some references say that the Nephilim still existed after the flood, which is referenced in Genesis as seen below.
Bible Verses About Nephilim
Genesis 6:4 ( Various Bible Version Translations ):
New International Version (©2011)
“The Nephilim were on the earth in those days–and also afterward–when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.”
New Living Translation (©2007)
“In those days, and for some time after, giant Nephilites lived on the earth, for whenever the sons of God had intercourse with women, they gave birth to children who became the heroes and famous warriors of ancient times.”