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1 Samuel 17:12 NIV

12 Now David was the son of an Ephrathite named Jesse, who was from Bethlehem in Judah. Jesse had eight sons, and in Saul’s time he was very old.

References for 1 Samuel 17:12

Study tools for 1 Samuel 17:12

  • a 17:4 - That is, about 9 feet 9 inches or about 3 meters
  • b 17:5 - That is, about 125 pounds or about 58 kilograms
  • c 17:7 - That is, about 15 pounds or about 6.9 kilograms
  • d 17:17 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms
  • e 17:18 - Or "some token" ; or "some pledge of spoils"
  • f 17:52 - Some Septuagint manuscripts; Hebrew "of a valley"