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There went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, Goliath was his name, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.[a] He had a helmet of bronze on his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail. Now the weight of the bronze coat was five thousand shekels.[b] He had greaves of bronze on his legs and a bronze javelin between his shoulders.

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 About 9 feet 9 inches, or 3 meters.
  2. 1 Samuel 17:5 About 125 pounds, or 58 kilograms.