“When a lion or a bear comes to steal a lamb from the flock. David left his things with the keeper of supplies and hurried out to the ranks to greet his brothers. 20So David left the sheep with another shepherd and set out early the next morning with the gifts, as Jesse had directed him. 17:17 Hebrew ephah [20 quarts or 22 liters]. 46 Today the Lord will conquer you, and I will kill you and cut off your head. The bodies of the dead and wounded Philistines were strewn all along the road from Shaaraim, as far as Gath and Ekron. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s. 51Then David ran over and pulled Goliath’s sword from its sheath. 45 David replied to the Philistine, “You come to me with sword, spear, and javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Lord of Heaven’s Armies—the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. This is the Lord’s battle, and he will give you to us!”. And then I will give the dead bodies of your men to the birds and wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel! The shaft of his spear was as heavy and thick as a weaver’s beam, tipped with an iron spearhead that weighed 15 pounds. Who is this pagan Philistine anyway, that he is allowed to defy the armies of the living God?”, And these men gave David the same reply. “He comes out each day to defy Israel. But David persisted. 54(David took the Philistine’s head to Jerusalem, but he stored the man’s armor in his own tent. See how your brothers are getting along, and bring back a report on how they are doing. 32 “Don’t worry about this Philistine,” David told Saul. David’s three oldest brothers stayed with Saul’s army. New Living Translation (NLT), Saul finally consented. 3 So the Philistines and Israelites faced each other on opposite hills, with the valley between them. Then David’s question was reported to King Saul, and the king sent for him. 1 Die Philister sammelten ihre Heere zum Kampf und kamen zusammen bei Socho in Juda und lagerten sich zwischen Socho und Aseka bei Efes-Dammim. Who is this pagan Philistine anyway, that he is allowed to defy the armies of the living God?”, 27 And these men gave David the same reply. Send me a man who will fight me!”. Then David heard him shout his usual taunt to the army of Israel. The king has offered a huge reward to anyone who kills him. 39 David put it on, strapped the sword over it, and took a step or two to see what it was like, for he had never worn such things before. 4 Then Goliath, a Philistine champion from Gath, came out of the Philistine ranks to face the forces of Israel. “Don’t worry about this Philistine,” David told Saul. Tools. 46 Today the Lord will conquer you, and I will kill you and cut off your head. 32 “Don’t worry about this Philistine,” David told Saul. 16 For forty days, every morning and evening, the Philistine champion strutted in front of the Israelite army. 4 Then Goliath, a Philistine champion from Gath, came out of the Philistine ranks to face the forces of Israel. “I have been taking care of my father’s sheep and goats,” he said. (David took the Philistine’s head to Jerusalem, but he stored the man’s armor in his own tent. 3 So the Philistines and Israelites faced each other on opposite hills, with the valley between them. Then the Israelite army returned and plundered the deserted Philistine camp. ), As Saul watched David go out to fight the Philistine, he asked Abner, the commander of his army, “Abner, whose son is this young man?”. 12 Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem in the land of Judah. 17One day Jesse said to David, “Take this baskete of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and carry them quickly to your brothers. 6He also wore bronze leg armor, and he carried a bronze javelin on his shoulder. David’s three oldest brothers stayed with Saul’s army. “When a lion or a bear comes to steal a lamb from the flock. 44“Come over here, and I’ll give your flesh to the birds and wild animals!” Goliath yelled. 57 As soon as David returned from killing Goliath, Abner brought him to Saul with the Philistine’s head still in his hand. 47 And everyone assembled here will know that the Lord rescues his people, but not with sword and spear. David left his things with the keeper of supplies and hurried out to the ranks to greet his brothers. “Well, find out who he is!” the king told him. Then, armed only with his shepherd’s staff and sling, he started across the valley to fight the Philistine. And David replied, “His name is Jesse, and we live in Bethlehem.”. And David replied, “His name is Jesse, and we live in Bethlehem.”. “What about those few sheep you’re supposed to be taking care of? “I was only asking a question!” 50 So David triumphed over the Philistine with only a sling and a stone, for he had no sword. Who is this pagan Philistine anyway, that he is allowed to defy the armies of the living God?”, And these men gave David the same reply. “What about those few sheep you’re supposed to be taking care of? 54 (David took the Philistine’s head to Jerusalem, but he stored the man’s armor in his own tent. 38 Then Saul gave David his own armor—a bronze helmet and a coat of mail. Then Saul gave David his own armor—a bronze helmet and a coat of mail. 31 Then David’s question was reported to King Saul, and the king sent for him. Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem in the land of Judah. “Tell me about your father, young man,” Saul said. The stone sank in, and Goliath stumbled and fell face down on the ground. “I’m not used to them.” So David took them off again. 1 Samuel 17 - The Philistines now mustered their army for battle and camped between Socoh in Judah and Azekah at Ephes-dammim. He was over nine feet[a] tall! 40 He picked up five smooth stones from a stream and put them into his shepherd’s bag. 5 He wore a bronze helmet, and his bronze coat of mail weighed 125 pounds. 50So David triumphed over the Philistine with only a sling and a stone, for he had no sword. He picked up five smooth stones from a stream and put them into his shepherd’s bag. When the Philistines saw that their champion was dead, they turned and ran. Who is this pagan Philistine anyway, that he is allowed to defy the armies of the living God?”, 27 And these men gave David the same reply. 16For forty days, every morning and evening, the Philistine champion strutted in front of the Israelite army. 23As he was talking with them, Goliath, the Philistine champion from Gath, came out from the Philistine ranks. All rights reserved. 36 I have done this to both lions and bears, and I’ll do it to this pagan Philistine, too, for he has defied the armies of the living God!