What's In Your Bible?

…for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. – Psalms 138:2

2 Samuel 21:19

Who killed Goliath? 


Was it David or Elhanan? 


Some translations make it confusing.

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15

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Yes.  Yes it does.

Additional Documentation

Why is it important to know? 


If the stories in the Bible are undermined by inconsistencies, it undermines the authority. 


2 Samuel 21:19 is compared to 1 Chronicles 20:5 which sheds more light on who actually killed Goliath. 


Be sure to make a note in your Bible which is right!