Goliath and the Hebrew Text of the Old Testament

“Goliath and the Hebrew Text of the Old Testament” — at BibleStudyMagazine.comWas Goliath really nine-and-a-half feet tall? Did David actually kill Goliath? A new interactive article from BibleStudyMagazine.com has the answers.

In “Clash of the Manuscripts: Goliath and the Hebrew text of the Old Testament,” which appeared on pages 33–35 of the May–June issue of Bible Study Magazine, Dr. Michael Heiser discusses two textual problems that have bearing on the height and death of Goliath. Looking at all of the data, Dr. Heiser shows how to reconcile the conflicting sources.

Read the article to find out if your Sunday school teacher was right.

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Comments

  1. Philana Crouch says:

    Thank you so much for this magazine. It is so wonderful to have a magazine that really engages the intellect. As seminary grad it is fun to have a magazine that is written for the popular level that I can refer church members to, which engages in both the simplicity of the Bible and its wonderful complexity.