Your servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he has defied the armies of the living God.
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George Leo Haydock
I will. Philistine. This is not in Hebrew or the Septuagint, and it is marked as an addition in the ancient manuscripts. (Calmet)
Single combats, to prevent the spilling of more blood, may sometimes be authorized by public authority. (Grotius)