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David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17:1 - 1 Samuel 18:5)
17:1 
Now the Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which belongeth to Judah, and pitched between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephesdammim.
17:2 
And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.
17:3 
And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.
 
17:4 
And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
17:5 
And he had an helmet of brass upon his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of brass.
 
17:6 
And he had greaves of brass upon his legs, and a target of brass between his shoulders.
 
17:7 
And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron: and one bearing a shield went before him.
 
17:8 
And he stood and cried unto the armies of Israel, and said unto them, Why are ye come out to set your battle in array? am not I a Philistine, and ye servants to Saul? choose you a man for you, and let him come down to me.
 
17:9 
If he be able to fight with me, and to kill me, then will we be your servants: but if I prevail against him, and kill him, then shall ye be our servants, and serve us.
 
17:10 
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.
 
17:11 
When Saul and all Israel heard those words of the Philistine, they were dismayed, and greatly afraid.
 
17:12 
Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul.
17:13 
And the three eldest sons of Jesse went and followed Saul to the battle: and the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.
 
17:14 
And David was the youngest: and the three eldest followed Saul.
 
17:15 
But David went and returned from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.
17:16 
And the Philistine drew near morning and evening, and presented himself forty days.
 
17:17 
And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched corn, and these ten loaves, and run to the camp to thy brethren;
 
17:18 
And carry these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how thy brethren fare, and take their pledge.
 
17:19 
Now Saul, and they, and all the men of Israel, were in the valley of Elah, fighting with the Philistines.
17:20 
And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the trench, as the host was going forth to the fight, and shouted for the battle.
 

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