Emims: Terrors, a warlike tribe of giants who were defeated by Chedorlaomer
and his allies in the plain of Kiriathaim. In the time of Abraham
they occupied the country east of Jordan, afterwards the land of the
(Genesis 14:5; Deuteronomy 2:10) They were, like the Anakim, reckoned among
the Rephaim, and were conquered by the Moabites, who gave them the
name of Emims, i.e., "terrible men"
(Deuteronomy 2:11) The Ammonites called