And he slew an Egyptian, a handsome man: and the Egyptian had a spear in his hand; but 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.
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George Leo Haydock
Sight, for size. (Josephus)
Hebrew, "a man of great aspect "which 1 Paralipomenon properly explains "five cubits high. "
Hand. Septuagint supply what seems to be omitted, "like a weaver's beam "(Kennicott) as it is found in Paralipomenon.
Rod, or rather "a staff "like David's, 1 Kings xvii. 43., and xl. 43. (Haydock)
Some men, with a stick or codgel, will not fear to encounter a man armed; (Calmet) as we see exemplified in Q. Curtius, (ix. 7,) where Dioxippus, the Athenian wrestler, overcame Horratas of Macedon, who had challenged him out in a fit of drunkenness. (Haydock)