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David and Goliath: Small but Mighty

The popular Bible story's influence on modern culture
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Ayshia Coletrane

on 17 September 2012

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Small but Mighty Allusions in Popular Culture David Goliath and David was a young, Godly shepherd boy who cared for his father's sheep. Goliath was a HUGE Philistine warrior who stood nine feet tall! He constantly insulted Israel and challenged God. 1 Samuel 17 D
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? "Praise the Lord of Israel! I conquered the big hairy giant! Yeah man!" Songs "Never Say Never" "Moment 4 Life" By: Justin Bieber ft. Jaden Smith "Like David and Goliath
I conquered the giant
So now I got the world in my hand" Here, Jaden Smith tells his listeners that no matter the challenge he will continue to fight and never give up. By: Nicki Minaj ft. Drake "In this very moment I'm king
In this very moment I slayed Goliath with a sling
This very moment I bring
Put it on everything, that I will retire with the ring." In the song, she feels that she is at the ultimate moment of her life; she feels as if she is on top of the world. TV & Movies David challenged Goliath during a war between the Israelites and the Philistines. No other man who was brave enough to face Goliath. Because David had faith that God would protect him, he only equipped himself with a slingshot and several stones. David struck Goliath on the forehead and instantly killed him. Because of David's bravery and faith, the Israelites won the war against the Philistines. Facing the Giants The Simpsons Wishbone Goliath A Biblical epic that is planned to be released in 2012/2013 about the story of David and Goliath. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Goliath) and Taylor Lautner (David) are planned to play the main characters. A movie about an underdog football team that must battle against the odds. In "Simpson's Bible Stories", Bart dreams that he is King David. As king, he must kill Goliath's son, Goliath II. 1995 Super Bowl Commercial Modern Meanings and Famous Quotes Modern Definition of Goliath:
-noun; a giant
-noun; a very large, powerful, or influential person or thing (We are competing against the supermarket goliaths.) "Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath."
~Wilt Chamberlain "The Jewish people, ever since David slew Goliath, have never considered youth as a barrier to leadership."
~John F. Kennedy "Shaq is Goliath. I was just playing off him…they collapse on him and make it hard for him to breath down there. Then that’s when I take over."
~Kobe Bryant Animals Goliath Beetle Goliath Frog Goliath Tigerfish Goliath Birdeater Tarantula Art to the Old Testament Story of Biblical "It Ain't Necessarily So" By: George Gershwin This song is from the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess (which is now performed on Broadway). It became very popular and was covered by many famous singers like Ella Fitzgerald, Cher, and Aretha Franklin. "Li'l David was small, but oh my !
Li'l David was small, but oh my !
He fought Big Goliath
Who lay down an' dieth !
Li'l David was small, but oh my !" This song is sung by a character a person who explains that not all of the Bible stories actually happened. "Woahh totally awesome dude!" "Ayyyeeee!!! It's blowing on my face!!" "Ablblabalalabla!" "My hair! And it's in my mouth!"
(she's not dating this one again) "David and Goliath" By: Michelangelo "David"
By: Michelangelo "David and Goliath"
By: Michelangelo Caravaggio Advertisement "Li'l David was small, but oh my !
Li'l David was small, but oh my !
He fought Big Goliath
Who lay down an' dieth !
Li'l David was small, but oh my !" "Justin Bieber Ft. Jaden Smith ‘Never Say Never’." Justin Bieber Ft. Jaden Smith ‘Never Say Never’. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.glamourvanity.com/music/justin-bieber-ft-jaden-smith-never-say-never/>. "The Exchange: Rick Duffield : The New Yorker." The New Yorker. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2009/10/wishbone-rick-duffield.html>. "Facing the Giants." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0805526/>. Blumenfeldandfleming. "Wilson_David and Goliath Commercial.mp4." YouTube. YouTube, 12 Feb. 2010. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_D4QN6y2Q0>. "Goliath." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com, n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/goliath?s=t>. "The Ex-Gifted Child." : Bible Stories. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://exgiftedchild.blogspot.com/2008/09/bible-stories.html>. "Bible Gateway." Bible Gateway. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1 Samuel 17>. "WWE." Bleacher Report. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1033243-wwe-news-what-matches-will-be-on-the-rocks-new-wwe-home-video-next-month>. "German Poster for Porgy and Bess." MoviePosterDB.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.movieposterdb.com/poster/637a0dd9>. "Goliath." Goliath. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.sixflags.com/newengland/goliath/index.html>. "New Ad For The Goliath Rollercoaster." New Ad For The Goliath Rollercoaster. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.linkognito.com/b.php?b=1362>. "Top Five Black Goliath Cover Appearances | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources." Top Five Black Goliath Cover Appearances | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2008/07/29/top-five-black-goliath-cover-appearances/> "Marvel Universe Black Goliath VS Robot Thor." Amazon.com: : Toys & Games. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.amazon.com/Marvel-Universe-Black-Goliath-Robot/dp/B004W8M5DQ>. "Sistine Chapel Ceiling: David and Goliath." - Michelangelo. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/michelangelo/sistine-chapel-ceiling-david-and-goliath-1509>. "David: A New Perspective." Michelangelo's David Correctly Oriented. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.econ.ohio-state.edu/jhm/arch/david/David.htm>. "David and Goliath (Caravaggio)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 13 Sept. 2012. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_and_Goliath_(Caravaggio)>. "Monster Spiders." - Stories of Giant Spiders in the World. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.unexplainedmonsters.com/monster_spiders/goliath_spiders.html>. "10 World’s Weirdest Insects." Urban Titan. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://urbantitan.com/10-worlds-weirdest-insects/>. "TIGER FISH | Fishing Shop and Catfish Guide." TIGER FISH | Fishing Shop and Catfish Guide. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://professionalfishing.net/tiger-fish.html>. "Famous Basketball Quotes." About.com Quotations. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://quotations.about.com/od/famousquotes/a/famousbasketball.htm>. "Taylor Lautner." Taylor Lautner. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2012. <http://www.nndb.com/people/626/000160146/>.
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