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- proper n. A biblical race of giants.
- proper n. A people that speak in buzzing, mumbling, or rumbling noises (related to the hebrew word זמזם "buzzer")
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The Ammonites likewise got possession of a country that had formerly been inhabited by giants, called Zamzummim, crafty men, or wicked men
Query -- Were these remains of the primeval Zamzummim?
In regard to the "Zuzim" it seems best to accept the suggestion that this is merely another form of Zamzummim who are mentioned in De 2: 20.
Og, king of Bashan in the time of the Exodus, was "of the remnant of the Rephaim" (Deut.iii. 11); but so also were the Anakim in Hebron, the Emim in Moab, and the Zamzummim in Ammon
Moabites, and like the Zamzummim, "a people great and many and tall," whom the Moabites expelled doubtless at the same time as that at which the Ammonites conquered the Zamzummim.
Zamzummim and Ammon, and the same people are meant both in Genesis and in Deuteronomy.
Zuzim perhaps inhabited the country of the Ammonites, who were identical with the Zamzummim, who are known to have ben exterminated and succeeded in their land by the Ammonites
"fearful", (Deut. 2: 11), and to the Ammonites as Zamzummim.
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