19 In another battle with the Philistines at Gob, Elhanan son of Jair[a] the Bethlehemite killed the brother of[b] Goliath the Gittite,(A) who had a spear with a shaft like a weaver’s rod.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 21:19 See 1 Chron. 20:5; Hebrew Jaare-Oregim.
  2. 2 Samuel 21:19 See 1 Chron. 20:5; Hebrew does not have the brother of.

23 And he struck down an Egyptian who was five cubits[a] tall. Although the Egyptian had a spear like a weaver’s rod(A) in his hand, Benaiah went against him with a club. He snatched the spear from the Egyptian’s hand and killed him with his own spear.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 11:23 That is, about 7 feet 6 inches or about 2.3 meters

In another battle with the Philistines, Elhanan son of Jair killed Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, who had a spear with a shaft like a weaver’s rod.(A)

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