The religio-political & racial
line of separation dividing Israel & Judah was originally the southern
boundary of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin. There was a Deep Hatred—an Enmity—about
to surge over that border.
It is often difficult (for faithful & skeptical readers
alike) to navigate the anciently revised layers of what was allegorically
ambiguous to begin with; nevertheless, in these pre-histories the
latter-histories and future aspirations of a murderous Yahwistic Cainite
sub-ethnic group were codified in story-form by its composer – a Cainite scribe
of the Davidic administration in Judah.
The word Nephilim means “Fallen Ones,” and this is how
the Yahwistic Cainite refers to the non-Cainite Races, relating them with
Hence, all Cainites traditionally traced their ancestry
MATRIARCHALLY—or, to use their verbiage, through the “Seed of the Woman”—from
primordial Mother Eve (the “Hivites”), to Naamah (the Hamathite-Canaanites),
to Judith (the Judeo-Edomites), to Bathshua, Tamar and Rahab (the Judahites),
to the Gibeonite-Rechabite Scribes, etc…
In the absence of the Kingdom of Israel, with its People
without voice or power, the Prophets & Scribes of
Judah continued to rewrite Israelite history, declaring Israel’s fall the
righteous judgment of Yahweh against a sinful nation who would not accept
Yahweh as God, nor David as King.