Daily Archives: October 6, 2009

Saul and Goliath: The Tale of the Tape

According to the Masoretic Text, Goliath’s height was “six cubits and a span” (1 Sam 17:4), or slightly over nine feet tall. However, Josephus, the Septuagint, and the Dead Sea Scrolls Hebrew text of 1 Samuel both give a more … Continue reading

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