1 Samuel 17:10
New International Version
Then the Philistine said, "This day I defy the armies of Israel! Give me a man and let us fight each other."

New Living Translation
I defy the armies of Israel today! Send me a man who will fight me!”

English Standard Version
And the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel this day. Give me a man, that we may fight together.”

Berean Study Bible
Then the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel this day! Give me a man to fight!”

New American Standard Bible
Again the Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man that we may fight together."

New King James Version
And the Philistine said, “I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.”

King James Bible
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me a man so we can fight each other!"

Contemporary English Version
Here and now I challenge Israel's whole army! Choose someone to fight me!

Good News Translation
Here and now I challenge the Israelite army. I dare you to pick someone to fight me!"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me a man so we can fight each other!"

International Standard Version
The Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me one man and let's fight together."

NET Bible
Then the Philistine said, "I defy Israel's troops this day! Give me a man so we can fight each other!"

New Heart English Bible
The Philistine said, "I defy the armies of Israel this day. Give me a man, that we may fight together."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Philistine added, "I challenge the Israelite battle line today. Send out a man so that we can fight each other."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Philistine said: 'I do taunt the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.'

New American Standard 1977
Again the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man that we may fight together.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the Philistine said, I have dishonoured the ranks of Israel today; give me a man that we may fight together.

King James 2000 Bible
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

American King James Version
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

American Standard Version
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Philistine said, Behold, I have defied the armies of Israel this very day: give me a man, and we will both of us fight in single combat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Philistine said: I have defied the bands of Israel this day: Give me a man, and let him fight with me hand to hand.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Philistine said, I have defied the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

English Revised Version
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

World English Bible
The Philistine said, "I defy the armies of Israel this day! Give me a man, that we may fight together!"

Young's Literal Translation
And the Philistine saith, 'I have reproached the ranks of Israel this day; give to me a man, and we fight together.'
Study Bible
Goliath's Challenge
9If he is able to fight me and kill me, then we will be your servants. But if I prevail against him and kill him, then you shall be our servants and labor for us.” 10Then the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel this day! Give me a man to fight!” 11On hearing the words of the Philistine, Saul and all the Israelites were dismayed and greatly afraid.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 17:11
On hearing the words of the Philistine, Saul and all the Israelites were dismayed and greatly afraid.

1 Samuel 17:26
David asked the men who were standing with him, "What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Just who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?"

1 Samuel 17:36
Your servant has killed lions and bears; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, for he has defied the armies of the living God."

2 Samuel 21:21
and when he taunted Israel, Jonathan the son of David's brother Shimei killed him.

Treasury of Scripture

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

I defy

1 Samuel 17:25,26,36,45
And the men of Israel said, Have ye seen this man that is come up? surely to defy Israel is he come up: and it shall be, that the man who killeth him, the king will enrich him with great riches, and will give him his daughter, and make his father's house free in Israel…

Numbers 23:7,8
And he took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel…

2 Samuel 21:21
And when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea the brother of David slew him.

give me

Job 40:9-12
Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him? …

Psalm 9:4,5
For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right…

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.







Lexicon
Then the Philistine
הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֔י (hap·pə·liš·tî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6430: Philistines -- inhabitants of Philistia

said,
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“I
אֲנִ֗י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

defy
חֵרַ֛פְתִּי (ḥê·rap̄·tî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2778: To pull off, to expose, to betroth, to carp at, defame, to spend the winter

the ranks
מַעַרְכ֥וֹת (ma·‘ar·ḵō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4634: An arrangement, a pile, a military array

of Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

this
הַזֶּ֑ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

day!
הַיּ֣וֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

Give
תְּנוּ־ (tə·nū-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

me
לִ֣י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

a man
אִ֔ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

to fight!”
וְנִֽלָּחֲמָ֖ה (wə·nil·lā·ḥă·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3898: To feed on, to consume, to battle
17:1-11 Men so entirely depend upon God in all things, that when he withdraws his help, the most valiant and resolute cannot find their hearts or hands, as daily experience shows.
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