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1 Samuel 17:51 NIV

51 David ran and stood over him. He took hold of the Philistine’s sword and drew it from the sheath. After he killed him, he cut off his head with the sword. When the Philistines saw that their hero was dead, they turned and ran.

References for 1 Samuel 17:51

Study tools for 1 Samuel 17:51

  • 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"