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English Standard Version

1 Samuel 17:4–7

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And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named aGoliath of bGath, whose height was six1 cubits2 and a span. He had a helmet of bronze on his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail, and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels3 of bronze. And he had bronze armor on his legs, and a cjavelin of bronze slung between his shoulders. The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and his spear’s head weighed six hundred shekels of iron. dAnd his shield-bearer went before him.

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Hebrew; Septuagint, Dead Sea Scroll and Josephus four

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A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

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A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams

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