1 Samuel 17:4
New International Version
A champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out of the Philistine camp. His height was six cubits and a span.

New Living Translation
Then Goliath, a Philistine champion from Gath, came out of the Philistine ranks to face the forces of Israel. He was over nine feet tall!

English Standard Version
And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Berean Study Bible
Then a champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out from the Philistine camp. He was six cubits and a span in height,

New American Standard Bible
Then a champion came out from the armies of the Philistines named Goliath, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

King James Bible
And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Christian Standard Bible
Then a champion named Goliath, from Gath, came out from the Philistine camp. He was nine feet, nine inches tall

Contemporary English Version
The Philistine army had a hero named Goliath who was from the town of Gath and was about three meters tall.

Good News Translation
A man named Goliath, from the city of Gath, came out from the Philistine camp to challenge the Israelites. He was over nine feet tall

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then a champion named Goliath, from Gath, came out from the Philistine camp. He was nine feet, nine inches tall

International Standard Version
A champion named Goliath from Gath came out from the Philistine camp. He was four cubits and a span tall,

NET Bible
Then a champion came out from the camp of the Philistines. His name was Goliath; he was from Gath. He was close to seven feet tall.

New Heart English Bible
There went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Philistine army's champion came out of their camp. His name was Goliath from Gath. He was ten feet tall.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

New American Standard 1977
Then a champion came out from the armies of the Philistines named Goliath, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And a man named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span, came out of the camp of the Philistines and stood between the two camps.

King James 2000 Bible
And there went a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

American King James Version
And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

American Standard Version
And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there went forth a mighty man out of the army of the Philistines, Goliath, by name, out of Geth, his height was four cubits and a span.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there went out a man baseborn from the camp of the Philistines named Goliath, of Geth, whose height was six cubits and a span:

Darby Bible Translation
And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

English Revised Version
And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Webster's Bible Translation
And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose hight was six cubits and a span.

World English Bible
There went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Young's Literal Translation
And there goeth out a man of the duellists from the camps of the Philistines, Goliath is his name, from Gath; his height is six cubits and a span,
Study Bible
Goliath's Challenge
3The Philistines stood on one hill and the Israelites stood on another, with the valley between them. 4Then a champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out from the Philistine camp. He was six cubits and a span in height, 5and he wore a bronze helmet and bronze coat of mail weighing five thousand shekels.…
Cross References
Joshua 11:22
No Anakim were left in the land of the Israelites; only in Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod did any survive.

1 Samuel 17:3
The Philistines stood on one hill and the Israelites stood on another, with the valley between them.

1 Samuel 17:5
and he wore a bronze helmet and bronze coat of mail weighing five thousand shekels.

1 Samuel 17:23
And as he was speaking with them, suddenly the champion named Goliath, the Philistine from Gath, came forward from the Philistines and shouted his usual words, which David also heard.

2 Samuel 21:19
Once again there was a battle with the Philistines at Gob, and Elhanan son of Jair the Bethlehemite killed the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.

Treasury of Scripture

And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Goliath

1 Samuel 17:23
And as he talked with them, behold, there came up the champion, the Philistine of Gath, Goliath by name, out of the armies of the Philistines, and spake according to the same words: and David heard them.

1 Samuel 21:9,10
And the priest said, The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom thou slewest in the valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod: if thou wilt take that, take it: for there is no other save that here. And David said, There is none like that; give it me…

2 Samuel 21:19
And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.

of Gath

1 Samuel 27:4
And it was told Saul that David was fled to Gath: and he sought no more again for him.

Joshua 11:22
There was none of the Anakims left in the land of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, there remained.

2 Samuel 21:16-22
And Ishbibenob, which was of the sons of the giant, the weight of whose spear weighed three hundred shekels of brass in weight, he being girded with a new sword, thought to have slain David…

whose height

Deuteronomy 3:11
For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

1 Chronicles 11:23
And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

Amos 2:9
Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.

six cubits According to Bp.







Lexicon
Then a champion
אִֽישׁ־ (’îš-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

named
שְׁמ֖וֹ (šə·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

Goliath,
גָּלְיָ֥ת (gā·lə·yāṯ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1555: Goliath -- a Philistine giant

who was from Gath,
מִגַּ֑ת (mig·gaṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1661: Gath -- 'wine press', a Philistine city

came out
וַיֵּצֵ֤א (way·yê·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

from the Philistine
פְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים (pə·liš·tîm)
Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6430: Philistines -- inhabitants of Philistia

camp.
מִמַּחֲנ֣וֹת (mim·ma·ḥă·nō·wṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4264: An encampment, an army

He was six
שֵׁ֥שׁ (šêš)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

cubits
אַמּ֖וֹת (’am·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base

and a span
וָזָֽרֶת׃ (wā·zā·reṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2239: The spread of the fingers, a span

in height,
גָּבְה֕וֹ (gā·ḇə·hōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1363: Elation, grandeur, arrogance
Verses 4-7. - A champion. Literally, "a man of the two middles," i.e. one who enters the space between the two armies in order to decide the contest by a single combat. Of Gath. In Joshua 11:21 this town is mentioned, together with Gaza and Ashdod, as still having among its inhabitants men of the race of Anak. Whose height was six cubits and a span. In our measure his height was eight feet five and one-third inches; for the cubit is sixteen inches, and the span (really the hand-breadth) is five and one-third inches. A span, sit, is eight inches, but the word used here is zereth. See on these measures, Conder, 'Handbook,' p. 79. This height, though very great, has been attained to in modern times. Armed with a coat of mail. Literally, "clothed in a shirt of scales," i.e. a corselet made of metal scales sewn on cloth so as to overlap one another. It was flexible, and protected the back and sides as well as the kent. Five thousand shekels of brass. Really copper, as brass was then unknown. Conder gives the shekel as equal to two-thirds of an ounce. This would make the corselet weigh at least two hundred weight, an enormous load to carry even for a short time. Goliath's other equipments correspond in heaviness, and largely exceed the weight of medieval suits of armour. Greaves of brass upon his legs. The thighs were protected by the corselet, so that only the legs required defensive armour. This would account for the weight of the corselet, as it was much longer than the cuirass, as worn by the Greeks and Romans. A target. Really, "a javelin." It was carried at the back, ready to be taken in the hand and thrown at the enemy when required. The versions have a different reading - magan, shield, for chidon, javelin. The shield was carried before him by an armour bearer. The staff. The written text has a word which usually signifies shaft, arrow, for which the Kri substitutes wood, the noun actually found in 2 Samuel 21:19; 1 Chronicles 20:5; but most probably the word used here is an archaic name for the handle or staff of a spear. Six hundred shekels. The weight of the iron head of the spear would be about twenty-five pounds. However tall and strong Goliath may have been, yet with all this vast weight of metal his movements must have been slow and unready. He was got up, in bet, more to tell upon the imagination than for real fighting, and though, like a castle, he might have been invincible if attacked with sword and spear, he was much too encumbered with defensive armour to be capable of assuming the offensive against a light armed enemy. To David belongs the credit of seeing that the Philistine champion was a huge imposition. 17:1-11 Men so entirely depend upon God in all things, that when he withdraws his help, the most valiant and resolute cannot find their hearts or hands, as daily experience shows.
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