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Goliath (Hebrew: גָּלְיָת, Standard Golyat Tiberian Golyāṯ ; Arabic: جالوت , Jalut (Muslim term), جليات Julyat (Christian term)), known also as Goliath of Gath (one of five city states of the Philistines), is the Philistine warrior, famous for his battle with the young David, the future king of Israel, described in the Hebrew Bible/Christian Old Testament and, more briefly, in the Quran.

There are significant differences between the earliest manuscripts of the story, dating from the last few centuries before Christ, and those of later centuries, with Goliath's height increasing from an original six and a half feet (200cm) to nine and a half feet (290cm), and David changing from a young man to a boy. The story may have originated in oral traditions about David – the name "Goliath" appears to be an authentic 10th century Philistine one – but Goliath's famous battle may originally have been with the obscure Elhanan, rather than with the great king of Jewish folklore, and the version preserved in the Book of Samuel shows clear parallels with Greek literature.

Post-Classical Jewish traditions stressed Goliath's status as the representative of paganism, in contrast to David, the champion of the God of Israel; Christian tradition gave him a distinctively Christian twist, seeing in the battle with David the Church's battle with Satan.

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Yahwehswarrior1968's avatar

Even Goliath couldn't stand against Yahweh

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RisenArtProfessional General Artist
BOSS
BrentdyeDragon's avatar
face the giant and become the king of Israel.
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Corvus-the-SnarkHobbyist General Artist
I always wondered if Goliath was at all related to the nephilim. Probably not since the nephilim were wiped out in the Flood, but still the similarities are striking much like the giants Caleb and Joshua saw.
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RisenArtProfessional General Artist
Bible does say there were giants before And after the Flood. Like Og, King of Bashsan, the Anakim and Rephaim.
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Corvus-the-SnarkHobbyist General Artist
Indeed
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RisenArtProfessional General Artist
:nod:
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ReverendJobStudent Digital Artist
Your skills are amazing, I can only hope to reach half of your abilities some day!
KeirTanaka's avatar
KeirTanakaHobbyist Artist
Some days ya feel like Goliath but most days...ya know!
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YBellaizaHobbyist Digital Artist
Geniaaaall :D
number39sean's avatar
I really like this series, have you considered doing one of Jesus' Resurrection?
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Tenkan-47Hobbyist General Artist
The story of David and Goliath was definitely one that sparked my imagination. Love this illustration and I love the moral behind it of a brave warrior who feared no one but God, and struck the largest man down. :)
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Corvus-the-SnarkHobbyist General Artist
Amen
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nelsonavegaProfessional General Artist
Cooooooooooooooool. Love this.
Shellsock's avatar
You might as well put Pedobear on his face
Persona22's avatar
I don't care what the bible wants us to belive.
To me, the Philistines were badasses.
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JaHMellaH, I am going to stop you right there. If you have a problem with THIS or Any religion...just shut the hell up and move on. I mean really what are you trying to gain from all of this? There is nothing wrong here. This artwork is beautiful. Mankind is always flawed, that includes the Vatican and every other religious council. No one man can be the voice of GOD. Only HE can say what is right and wrong. The rest of us have been given free will. Al we have to do...is give everything we got and live on. Move forward. So there is no reason that you should be angry of anything. If being politically and religiously correct is important to you, fine. No one will stop you. And I wont stop you for what you're believing in. Just be careful what you say and do in your life. Because one day something is going to give and we have nobody to blame but ourselves...whether we like it or not.
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you filthy ape.. you cant stop me chimp... this isnt the slave days.. i would kill you for trying to stop me.. i can type or say what i want... all you can do is block me but stop me? you die that very same day...
JaHMellaH's avatar
You are a talented artist, but on facts? You are full of sh*t...

(But in reality i am actually laughing at this nonsense, it goes to show that the most high, the one you call God and depict as a leprous being that created the world, lets you guys do your wickedness and LIES and he is just waiting to JUDGE you like he judged that egyptian pharao nation that enslaved his people for 400 years, think about it, he didnt do ANYTHING to them for 400 years... that sounds alot like the slavery my people have gone through in america... my people have also been enslaved for OVER 400+ years, so that judgment is coming SOON...)

Exodus 20:16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.            (Thou shalt not lie)

Proverbs 6:16-19

16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

Your people WILL PAY for your LIES...
Just as we have paid for our sins by going into slavery...
Judgement day shall be cruel, but deserving for you...

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It also says in the bible that if you have yellow hair, you are UNCLEAN...

Leviticus 13:29
If a man or woman have a plague upon the head or the beard;
Leviticus 13:30
Then the priest shall see the plague: and, behold, if it be in sight deeper than the skin; and there be in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon the head or beard.

But as i said, the history is written by the conquerors and not by the ones that lost, but clearly this has been kept in the bible and they could not change it..
No wonder Hitler wanted to BURN ALL THE BIBLES on planet earth and follow the teachings of Alester Crowley 

Here it says if you have white skin you are A CURSE

Numbers 12:9-13

And the anger of the Lord was kindled against them; and he departed.

10 And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.

11 And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned.

12 Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.

13 And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.

Miriam turned LEPROUS as WHITE AS SNOW... lay not this SIN upon us Aaron said...
So as i said, history is written by the conquerors and not the ones who have the TRUTH.. but even in the midst of you so called white people you have certain of them THAT WILL tell the truth at all and any cost...

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King David has leprosy? Haha, it is true when they say, History is written by the conquerors... 100% all the time...
I like your drawings, but you seem to think that all the great people in history are caucasian people or pale skinned... I wonder when you are going to draw cave people in a beast like state...
As I said, I REALLY like the WAY the art LOOKS with the pretty and bright colors, but on a historical fact, all these pictures should be burned and you with them...
BUT, this is your world and empire, so I will have to swallow your PRPOSTEROUS insults...


1 Samuel 16:12
 New Living Translation
So Jesse sent for him. He was dark and handsome, with beautiful eyes. And the LORD said, "This is the one; anoint him."

1 Samuel 16:12
International Standard Version
So he sent and brought him. He had a dark, healthy complexion, with beautiful eyes, and he was handsome. The LORD said, "Get up and anoint him, for this is the one."


I did NOT WRITE THIS IN THE BIBLE, IT SAYS IT PLAIN AND CLEAR... Well, SOMEBODY must have thought that it was so, And that somebody is NOT a dark skinned person it is a 100% caucasian male, because in those times my people was not even ALLOWED TO READ... nor they would have burned all the books and exterminated my people in slavery..
But then again, you CAN NOT hide the word of the LORD... And history is written by those that are the victors/conquerors in Rape, Rob, Murder, Lies, Deceit, Falseness.... etc.

One day your people WILL pay for your atrocities upon the so called negroeslatins and native americans...

Universaldramon's avatar
You should really go back to Tumblr...
JaHMellaH's avatar
I decide where i go or not.. and not some cave ape from the caves is going to tell me where to go.. why dont you go back to the caves where you come from and give my native american brothers their land back which you stole and now call america...
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