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1 Samuel 17:8 NIV

8 Goliath stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, “Why do you come out and line up for battle? Am I not a Philistine, and are you not the servants of Saul? Choose a man and have him come down to me.

References for 1 Samuel 17:8

Study tools for 1 Samuel 17:8

  • 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"