A champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out of the Philistine camp. His height was six cubits and a span.[a] He had a bronze helmet on his head and wore a coat of scale armour of bronze weighing five thousand shekels;[b] on his legs he wore bronze greaves, and a bronze javelin was slung on his back.

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  1. 1 Samuel 17:4 That is, about 3 metres
  2. 1 Samuel 17:5 That is, about 58 kilograms