Gender Masculine
Scripts גָּלְיָת(Ancient Hebrew) Γολιάθ(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. gə-LIE-əth(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Hebrew גָּלְיָת (Golyat), possibly derived from גָּלָה (galah) meaning "uncover, reveal". This is the name of the giant Philistine who is slain by David in the Old Testament.

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Other Languages & CulturesGolyat(Biblical Hebrew)

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David defeats Goliath, by Gustave Doré (1866)David defeats Goliath, by Gustave Doré (1866)


Entry updated May 29, 2020