And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.
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George Leo Haydock
Gods. Dagon or Baalim. (Menochius) -- Septuagint Alexandrian has, "idols. "The beauty and accoutrements of David, made the rough warrior suppose that he was not coming to fight, but only to laugh at him and run away. (Haydock)