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DAVID One of the greatest heroes of ancient history was David a poor shepherd boy who killed the giant Goliath According to the Biblical story of his life which is told in detail in the Old Testament David was born about 3000 years ago David was the youngest son of Jesse a man of Bethlehem While a shepherd he learned to play the harp and to hurl stones from a sling with deadly accuracy to protect the flocks Saul at that time king of Israel called for music to soothe his troubled spirit David was so handsome and his music on the harp so pleasing that Saul made him his armor bearer and musician Then David met Goliath This Philistine had challenged Saul for 40 days to send out a man to fight him No one had responded for Goliath stood more than nine feet tall He brandished a spear that had a 20-pound head of iron and a shaft like a weavers beam David wore no armor and carried only a sling hidden in his hand and five smooth stones in a shepherds bag at his side As Goliath came into range David reached into his bag put a stone in his sling and let go with all his might The stone pierced Goliaths forehead and he fell dead David then cut off the giants head as a present to Saul The Philistines fled in terror Davids heroic deed aroused Sauls jealousy At that time David became a very good friend of the kings son Jonathan Jonathan gave the humble shepherd boy his royal garments his sword and his bow David now a full-fledged warrior fought so bravely against the Philistines that according to the Bible the women of Israel said Saul hath slain his thousands and David his ten thousands Fearing that the people would make David king Saul tried to kill him He even tried to
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