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    wise saying definition

    Goliath has always done well,David hardly ever makes it to the top. please,what does it mean? Thanks in anticipation Mr soliman

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    Re: wise saying definition

    Quote Originally Posted by MR SOLIMAN View Post
    Goliath has always done well,David hardly ever makes it to the top. please,what does it mean? Thanks in anticipation Mr soliman
    I don't think this is a wise saying. It seems to have a straightforward meaning.
    Goliath has always done well in battle. David is hardly ever victorious.
    It might mean that big strong men will always have the advantage over ordinary men.
    But in the Bible, in the end David outsmarted Goliath with his superior tactics.

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    Re: wise saying definition

    MR SOLIMAN You might find this (background on the Biblical story) useful: Goliath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    On the basis of this, generally - in Western culture - "David" is small and clever, and "Goliath" is formidably strong.

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