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1 Chronicles 20:4-8 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Victories over the Philistines. Afterward there was another battle with the Philistines, at Gezer. At that time, Sibbecai the Hushathite struck down Sippai, one of the descendants of the Rephaim, and the Philistines were subdued.

There was another battle with the Philistines, and Elhanan, the son of Jair, slew Lahmi, the brother of Goliath[a] of Gath, whose spear shaft was like a weaver’s beam.

There was another battle, at Gath, and there was a giant, who had six fingers to each hand and six toes to each foot; twenty-four in all. He too was descended from the Rephaim. He defied Israel, and Jonathan, the son of Shimea, David’s brother, slew him. These were the descendants of the Rephaim of Gath who died at the hands of David and his servants.

Footnotes:

  1. 20:5 Elhanan…slew Lahmi, the brother of Goliath: with this notice the Chronicler solves the difficulty of the apparent contradiction between 1 Sm 17:49, 51 (David killed Goliath) and 2 Sm 21:19 (Elhanan killed Goliath).
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