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And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named (A)Goliath of (B)Gath, whose height was six[a] cubits 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 shekels[b] of bronze. And he had bronze armour on his legs, and a (C)javelin of bronze slung between his shoulders.

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 Hebrew; Septuagint, Dead Sea Scroll and Josephus four
  2. 1 Samuel 17:5 A shekel was about 2/5 of an ounce or 11 grams

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