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Anak

Anak (ā´năk), according to a folk tradition in the Bible, an ancestor of the Anakim, a tribe of giants inhabiting Hebron and its vicinity at the time of the Israelite conquest of Canaan. Arba is cited as Anak's father, and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai as his sons. According to early tradition in the Book of Joshua, Joshua and Caleb practically eradicated the tribe.

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Anak, sons of

Anak, sons of in the Bible (Numbers ch. 13), a race of giants living in the land of Canaan.

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