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1 Samuel 17:39 NIV

39 David fastened on his sword over the tunic and tried walking around, because he was not used to them. “I cannot go in these,” he said to Saul, “because I am not used to them.” So he took them off.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 17:39

  • 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"