1 Samuel 17:1-11View Full Chapter
David and Goliath 1Now the Philistines gathered their forces for war and assembled at Sokoh in Judah. They pitched camp at Ephes Dammim, between Sokoh and Azekah. 2Saul and the Israelites assembled and camped in the Valley of Elah and drew up their battle line to meet the Philistines.
3The Philistines occupied one hill and the Israelites another, with the valley between them.
4A champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out of the Philistine camp. His height was six cubits and a span.
7His spear shaft was like a weaver’s rod, and its iron point weighed six hundred shekels.
11On hearing the Philistine’s words, Saul and all the Israelites were dismayed and terrified.