2 Samuel 21:16
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New International Version
And Ishbi-Benob, one of the descendants of Rapha, whose bronze spearhead weighed three hundred shekels and who was armed with a new sword, said he would kill David.

King James Bible
And Ishbibenob, which was of the sons of the giant, the weight of whose spear weighed three hundred shekels of brass in weight, he being girded with a new sword, thought to have slain David.

Darby Bible Translation
And Ishbibenob, who was of the children of Raphah -- the weight of his lance was three hundred shekels of bronze, and he was girded with new [armour] -- thought to smite David.

World English Bible
and Ishbibenob, who was of the sons of the giant, the weight of whose spear was three hundred [shekels] of brass in weight, he being armed with a new [sword], thought to have slain David.

Young's Literal Translation
and Ishbi-Benob, who is among the children of the giant -- the weight of his spear is three hundred shekels weight of brass, and he is girded with a new one -- speaketh of smiting David,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Being girded with a new sword - As the word sword is not in the original, we may apply the term new to his armor in general; he had got new arms, a new coat of mail, or something that defended him well, and rendered him very formidable: or it may mean a strong or sharp sword.

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of the sons

Genesis 6:4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men...

Numbers 13:32,33 And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched to the children of Israel, saying, The land...

Deuteronomy 1:28 Where shall we go up? our brothers have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we...

Deuteronomy 2:10,21 The Emims dwelled therein in times past, a people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims...

Deuteronomy 3:11 For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold his bedstead was a bedstead of iron...

Deuteronomy 9:2 A people great and tall, the children of the Anakims, whom you know, and of whom you have heard say...

1 Samuel 17:4,5 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...

the giant. or, Rapha

2 Samuel 20:18,20 Then she spoke, saying, They were wont to speak in old time, saying, They shall surely ask counsel at Abel...

2 Samuel 5:18 The Philistines also came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

Genesis 14:5 And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim...

whose spear [heb] the staff, or, the head
thought

1 Samuel 17:45-51 Then said David to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield...

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Divers Matters.
I. Beth-cerem, Nehemiah 3:14. "The stones, as well of the altar, as of the ascent to the altar, were from the valley of Beth-cerem, which they digged out beneath the barren land. And thence they are wont to bring whole stones, upon which the working iron came not." The fathers of the traditions, treating concerning the blood of women's terms, reckon up five colours of it; among which that, "which is like the water of the earth, out of the valley of Beth-cerem."--Where the Gloss writes thus, "Beth-cerem
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Numbers 13:22
They went up through the Negev and came to Hebron, where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak, lived. (Hebron had been built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)

Numbers 13:28
But the people who live there are powerful, and the cities are fortified and very large. We even saw descendants of Anak there.

Joshua 15:14
From Hebron Caleb drove out the three Anakites--Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai, the sons of Anak.

2 Samuel 21:18
In the course of time, there was another battle with the Philistines, at Gob. At that time Sibbekai the Hushathite killed Saph, one of the descendants of Rapha.

2 Samuel 21:20
In still another battle, which took place at Gath, there was a huge man with six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot--twenty-four in all. He also was descended from Rapha.

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