44 “Come here,” the Philistine called to David, “and I’ll give your flesh to the birds of the sky and the wild beasts!” (A)

45 David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with a sword, spear, and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord of Armies, the God of the ranks of Israel—you have defied him.(B) 46 Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I’ll strike you down, remove your head, and give the corpses[a] of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the wild creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 17:46 LXX reads give your limbs and the limbs

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