Don’t report it in Gath, don’t spread the news in the streets of Ashkelon, 1 or the daughters of the Philistines will rejoice, the daughters of the uncircumcised will celebrate!
All his servants were leaving with him, 1 along with all the Kerethites, all the Pelethites, and all the Gittites – some six hundred men who had come on foot from Gath. They were leaving with 2 the king.
Yet another battle occurred in Gath. On that occasion there was a large man 1 who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in all! He too was a descendant of Rapha.
So David was no longer willing to bring the ark of the Lord to be with him in the City of David. David left it in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.
Yet another battle occurred with the Philistines in Gob. On that occasion Elhanan the son of Jair 1 the Bethlehemite killed the brother of Goliath the Gittite, 2 the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver’s beam.