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A champion named Goliath from Gath came out from the Philistine camp. He was more than nine feet tall.[a]

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 LXX over six feet tall

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.

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And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six[a] cubits and a span.

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 MT: Q Ms Gk four

And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named (A)Goliath of (B)Gath, whose height was six[a] cubits[b] and a span.

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 Hebrew; Septuagint, Dead Sea Scroll and Josephus four
  2. 1 Samuel 17:4 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

A champion named Goliath,(A) who was from Gath, came out of the Philistine camp. His height was six cubits and a span.[a]

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 That is, about 9 feet 9 inches or about 3 meters