1-chronicles 11 :23

1-chronicles 11 :23 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

King James Version (KJV)

And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And he made an attack on an Egyptian, a very tall man about five cubits high, armed with a spear like a cloth-worker's rod; he went down to him with a stick, and pulling his spear out of the hand of the Egyptian, put him to death with that same spear.

Webster's Revision

And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

World English Bible

He killed an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and killed him with his own spear.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

Definitions for 1-chronicles 11 :23

Stature - Maturity of life; age; adultness.

Clarke's Commentary on 1-chronicles 11 :23

Plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear - See the note on 2 Samuel 23:21.

Barnes' Commentary on 1-chronicles 11 :23

Five cubits high - About 7 ft. 6 in. high. The height is not so great as that recorded of other giants.

Wesley's Commentary on 1-chronicles 11 :23

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