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  • Killing giants

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    Here's another perspective on the killing of a giant by Elchanan. 2 Sam. 21:19 tells of Elchanan killing "Goliath the Gittite." This passa ...

  • 1 Chronicles 20 : 5

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    Again there was fighting with the Philistines, and Elhanan son of Jair killed Lahmi, the brother of Goliath the Gittite; his spear had a sha ...

  • Did David actually kill Goliath?

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    Marc Zvi Brettler argues that it wasn't David who killed Goliath, but rather, Elchanan. To learn more about Brettler's argument, see chapte ...

  • 1 Samuel 17 : 23

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    While he was talking to them, the champion, whose name was Goliath, the Philistine of Gath, stepped forward from the Philistine ranks and sp ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma Who is the Lord Theme Leadership Subtheme Humility vs. arrogance Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glossary: Talmud}. Chul. 89a Secondary Sour ...

  • David and Goliath Art

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    Unknown Artist Pietro da Cortona ...

  • Clean vs Unclean Animals

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    Does a 'clean' animal mean a Kosher animal? Also, if God didn't want unclean animals around, why would he even have Noah save them? ...

  • Pleasure vs. Joy

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    Pleasure is fleeting, joy is lasting. Self-control leads to joy. Starve the pleasures, feed the lasting relationships. ...

  • Stiffened vs Hardened

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    Some translations say that Pharaoh's heart was 'hardened' every time Moses requested that the Israelites be freed, but JPS translates it as ...

  • David and Goliath Rap Song

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    http://www.myspace.com/bibleraps - listen to the song http://www.bibleraps.com/musiclyrics.html - lyrics ...

  • Exodus 5 : 2

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    But Pharaoh said, “Who is the Lord that I should heed Him and let Israel go? I do not know the Lord, nor will I let Israel go.” ...

  • Remark

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    When they ate the fruit they did die. Eternal life is an unhindered relationship with G-d, and once they disobeyed they were no longer parti ...

  • Remark

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    In its attempt to justify Ecclesiastes as essentially a religious work, Kohelet Rabbah (midrash) portrays the sun as the horizon between "th ...

  • Remark

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    This really is a fascinating little textual problem. If you look at various translations, you will see in 2 Sam. 21:19 one of the following: ...

  • Faith overcomes physical strength

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    Already at the beginning of 1Sam, chap. 17 the narrator supplies detailed description of Goliath: He is tall, well equipped with armor and w ...

  • Ecclesiastes 6 : 12

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    Who can possibly know what is best for a man to do in life—the few days of his fleeting life? For who can tell him what the future holds for ...

  • Remark

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    While there are many interpretations to this paradox, I just wanted to point out that this verse is the source for the idea that Adam & Eve ...

  • Genesis 2 : 17

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    but as for the tree of knowledge of good and bad, you must not eat of it; for as soon as you eat of it, you shall die.” ...

  • 1 Samuel 22 : 10

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    He inquired of the Lord on his behalf and gave him provisions; he also gave him the sword of Goliath the Philistine.” ...

  • 1 Samuel 17 : 4

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    A champion of the Philistine forces stepped forward; his name was Goliath of Gath, and he was six cubits and a span tall. ...

  • 2 Samuel 21 : 19

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    Again there was fighting with the Philistines at Gob; and Elhanan son of Jaare-oregim the Bethlehemite killed Goliath the Gittite, whose spe ...

  • Not just a great song by The Byrds

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    I think Ecclesiastes may be my favorite book in the Bible. There's a certain realism, sometimes even pessimism, about the book that I find ...

  • Contrast as a prominent poetic technique

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    In Ps. 30 we encounter poetic-literal contrasts. One of the main contrastive elements is the use of two opposite directions: going down to t ...

  • 1 Samuel 21 : 10

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    The priest said, “There is the sword of Goliath the Philistine whom you slew in the valley of Elah; it is over there, wrapped in a cloth, be ...

  • Thoughts on Justice

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    Blind Justice vs. Being Blinded to Justice . . . our American personification of Justice is blindfolded . . . Why is justice blind? So that ...