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  • (noun): (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot.
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Goliath (Hebrew: גָּלְיָת, Golyat Golyāṯ; Arabic: جالوت, Ǧālūt, جليات Ǧulyāt ) or Goliath of Gath (one of five city states of the Philistines) is a figure in the Tanakh (often referred to as the Hebrew Bible or Christian Old Testament). Described as a giant Philistine warrior, he is famous for his combat with the young David, the future king of Israel. The fight between them is described in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and, briefly, in the Qur'an.

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