A unique book that purports to explain the past existence of giant beings referred to in the Bible as the Nephilim has made a surprisingly strong showing on online best-sellers lists.
Published by Xulon Press, “The Nephilim and the Pyramid of the Apocalypse” presents an explanation for an unusual verse in the first book of the Bible, Genesis 6:4, which reads: “There were giants (Nephilim) in the Earth in those days, and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men and they bare children to them.”
The book’s author, Patrick Heron, says on his website that his is the only first in-depth book to throw light on the mysterious Nephilim and “to provide evidence of who built the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico and other great monuments of ancient history.”
In the introduction of the hot-selling work, Heron delves into the history of the pyramids and other fascinating structures that have proven “astronomical significance” – facts that have been written about before.
In Heron’s book, however, he goes to the questions of who built the structures, how they acquired such mathematical and astronomical knowledge, and what advanced technology was used in the construction.
Writes Heron: “To simply say, ‘The Egyptians built them,’ is not a satisfactory answer. For if man began at the stone age, progressed to the bronze and then to the iron age, then we have the oldest pyramids popping up somewhere between the stone age and the bronze age. This is akin to saying that at some point in time past, man invented the wheel. Sometime later, another made a cart. But in between the wheel and the cart we find a brand new Mercedes! This is a realistic comparison when considering the construction of the pyramids.
“Despite all the recent books written about them, the pyramids remain a conundrum wrapped in an enigma and surrounded by a paradox. Yes, these authors have discovered and charted their astronomical significance. They have unearthed their geometric alignments and mathematical accuracies. And the conclusion they have reached is that some lost civilization or race of advanced people were responsible for these mammoth edifices.”
Those lost race of people, Heron proposes, are the Nephilim.
In the first part of his book, Heron answers the questions of who the architects were, where they came from, where they acquired their mathematical and astronomical knowledge, how they possessed the strength to construct these huge structures, why they chose the pyramid shape, why the pyramids align with celestial bodies and where theses mysterious over-achievers went.
“In the second part of this book,” writes Heron, “I have shown how these same age-old pyramids portend a future event. Analyzing again the ancient texts, I will provide an examination of the prophecies of the book of Revelation and of the signs we are told would precede these imminent happenings. In doing so we shall garner the necessary details and information whereby the reader will be able to audition the future.”
Finally, Heron says, his book proposes “a phenomenon never before proposed or explored –The Pyramid of The Apocalypse.”
Heron’s book begins with an analysis of the mathematical phenomena surrounding the pyramids – for example, the fact that the length of each side of the Great Pyramid at the base is 365.2422 Hebrew cubits, the exact number of days in the solar year, including the extra day for each leap year. He also points out how four long, narrow passageways in the pyramid point to specific stars in the sky and that ancient monuments in Mexico and Cambodia have similar celestial connections to the same four stars.
Next, Heron takes the reader to the Genesis text that talks of the “sons of God,” citing other uses of the term in the Bible. He says the term is comparable to the mention of angels, whom Heron says should more accurately be called “agents” or “messengers.”
Heron then goes back to Genesis 6, citing verse 2: “The sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all that they chose.”
Writes Heron: “What this verse is implying is that these ‘sons of God,’ who were created spirit beings, had intercourse with ordinary human women and produced children. But these were no ordinary offspring.”
The result of the unions, Heron says, were the Nephilim, Hebrew for giants, that are mentioned in verse 4. The fathers, also are referred to as Nephilim, which also means “the fallen ones.” The author says the fathers were malevolent spirits, or demons.
The Nephilim, then, were “a hybrid of demons and men. They were evil and wicked by nature and could not be rehabilitated and made good, for the evil was in their genes.”
Heron, a Christian author who lives in Ireland, believes the spirit beings hooked up with earthly women twice, once before the Great Flood, hence the Genesis passage, and later after the Flood. One biblical citation he mentions is in the book of Numbers, when the 12 Hebrew spies scout out the Promised Land and report back about giants who inhabited the land. These giants and others, Heron writes, actually practiced genetic engineering, citing the fact that it took two spies to carry back one cluster of grapes on a staff between them.
Perhaps the most famous biblical Nephilim was Goliath, the man who stood over 13 feet tall and was slain by shepherd boy David.
While an analysis of the Nephilim and even pointing to them as architects of the mysterious structures is not unprecedented, Heron breaks new ground in his discussion of future events and how the Nephilim’s pyramids related to them.
Heron believes the pyramid design by the Nephilim was a rip-off of the shape of the “City of God” talked about in Revelation, which is said to have a square base with each side approximately 1,400 miles long.
Writes Heron: “I have become convinced that the pyramidal shape is a demonic exercise in counterfeit design, for I believe that the pyramid is a paradigm of the City of God which is at present in the heavens and which was seen and described by John in chapter 21 of the Apocalypse. …
“Some biblical scholars have suggested that this city has been created in the shape of a cube. I believe that it is in the form of a pyramid, and I believe also that the reason the Pyramid of Giza and the other ancient pyramids were built was to copy the heavenly city of Yahweh, the Holy City which is right now in the heavens. This is what I mean by the term ‘Pyramid of the Apocalypse.’”
Heron says the earthly pyramids were Satan’s attempt, via the Nephilim, to try to exalt himself and imitated God.
“Only an exalted celestial being could have masterminded the pyramids of that ancient epoch. Only a being or beings with such knowledge of the stars could have accomplished such things.”