1 Samuel 17:4

“And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 17:4

And there went out a champion out of the campe of the Philistines, named Goliath of Gath: whose height was sixe cubites and a span.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then a champion came out from the armies of the Philistines named Goliath, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a fighter came out from the tents of the Philistines, named Goliath of Gath; he was more than six cubits tall.
- Basic English Bible

And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
- Darby Bible

And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose hight was six cubits and a span.
- Webster's Bible

There went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
- World English Bible

And there goeth out a man of the duellists from the camps of the Philistines, Goliath [is] his name, from Gath; his height [is] six cubits and a span,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 17:4

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 17:4


17:4 Six cubits - At least, nine feet, nine inches high. And this is not strange; for besides the giants mentioned in Scripture, Herodotus, Diodorus Siculus, and Pliny, make mention of persons seven cubits high.


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