1 Samuel 17:7
New International Version
His spear shaft was like a weaver's rod, and its iron point weighed six hundred shekels. His shield bearer went ahead of him.

New Living Translation
The shaft of his spear was as heavy and thick as a weaver's beam, tipped with an iron spearhead that weighed 15 pounds. His armor bearer walked ahead of him carrying a shield.

English Standard Version
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and his spear’s head weighed six hundred shekels of iron. And his shield-bearer went before him.

Berean Study Bible
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's rod, and its iron point weighed six hundred shekels. In addition, his shield bearer went before him.

New American Standard Bible
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and the head of his spear weighed six hundred shekels of iron; his shield-carrier also walked before him.

King James Bible
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.

Christian Standard Bible
His spear shaft was like a weaver's beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed fifteen pounds. In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.

Contemporary English Version
and his spear was so big that the iron spearhead alone weighed about seven kilograms. A soldier always walked in front of Goliath to carry his shield.

Good News Translation
His spear was as thick as the bar on a weaver's loom, and its iron head weighed about fifteen pounds. A soldier walked in front of him carrying his shield.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His spear shaft was like a weaver's beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed 15 pounds. In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.

International Standard Version
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam and the iron point of his spear weighed 600 shekels. A man carrying his shield walked in front of him.

NET Bible
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed six hundred shekels. His shield bearer was walking before him.

New Heart English Bible
The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The shaft of his spear was like the beam used by weavers. The head of his spear was made of 15 pounds of iron. The man who carried his shield walked ahead of him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron; and his shield-bearer went before him.

New American Standard 1977
And the shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and the head of his spear weighed six hundred shekels of iron; his shield-carrier also walked before him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron, and one bearing a shield went before him.

King James 2000 Bible
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.

American King James Version
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.

American Standard Version
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed'six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield-bearer went before him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and the spear's head was formed of six hundred shekels of iron; and his armour-bearer went before him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and the head of his spear weighed six hundred sicles of iron: and his armourbearer went before him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron; and the shield-bearer went before him.

English Revised Version
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield-bearer went before him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.

World English Bible
The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head [weighed] six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

Young's Literal Translation
and the wood of his spear is like a beam of weavers', and the flame of his spear is six hundred shekels of iron, and the bearer of the buckler is going before him.
Study Bible
Goliath's Challenge
6He had armor of bronze on his legs, and a bronze javelin was slung between his shoulders. 7The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's rod, and its iron point weighed six hundred shekels. In addition, his shield bearer went before him. 8And Goliath stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, “Why do you come out and array yourselves for battle? Am I not a Philistine, and are you not servants of Saul? Choose one of your men and have him come down against me.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 17:41
Now the Philistine came closer and closer to David, with his shield-bearer before him.

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.

1 Chronicles 11:23
He also killed an Egyptian, a huge man five cubits tall. Although the Egyptian had a spear like a weaver's beam in his hand, Benaiah went against him with a club, snatched the spear from his hand, and killed the Egyptian with his own spear.

1 Chronicles 20:5
Once again there was a battle with the Philistines, and Elhanan son of Jair killed Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.

Treasury of Scripture

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.

the staff

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.

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.

1 Chronicles 20:5
And there was war again with the Philistines; and Elhanan the son of Jair slew Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, whose spear staff was like a weaver's beam.







Lexicon
The shaft
וְעֵ֣ץ (wə·‘êṣ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2671: A piercer, an arrow, a wound, thunderbolt, the shaft of a, spear

of his spear
חֲנִית֗וֹ (ḥă·nî·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2595: A lance

was like a weaver's
אֹֽרְגִ֔ים (’ō·rə·ḡîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 707: To plait, weave

rod,
כִּמְנוֹר֙ (kim·nō·wr)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4500: A yoke, the frame of a, loom

and its iron
בַּרְזֶ֑ל (bar·zel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1270: Iron, an iron implement

point
וְלַהֶ֣בֶת (wə·la·he·ḇeṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3852: A flash, a sharply polished blade, point of a, weapon

[weighed] six
שֵׁשׁ־ (šêš-)
Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

hundred
מֵא֥וֹת (mê·’ō·wṯ)
Number - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3967: A hundred

shekels.
שְׁקָלִ֖ים (šə·qā·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8255: A weight, a commercial standard

In addition, his shield bearer
וְנֹשֵׂ֥א (wə·nō·śê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

went
הֹלֵ֥ךְ (hō·lêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

before him.
לְפָנָֽיו׃ (lə·p̄ā·nāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face
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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