Jalut (Goliath)

Identified in the Qur'an (2:249-51) as the giant leader of the army opposing Talut (Saul). Talut's forces are presented as Muslims believing that God will grant victory to the faithful. Jalut was killed by David in accordance with God's will. In modern Islamic rhetoric, Jalut is typically used as a symbol of the West. Goliath (جالو, جليات) is also a Biblical character described as a giant Philistine warrior defeated in one version by the young David, the future king of the ancient Israelites, according to a Biblical story told in the Books of Samuel.

User Settings

Topic Activity
  • 1

    Topic Question

  • 3k

    Total Questions

1 Answered and 0Unanswered.

Top Writers in this topic


590.0 Points   1.0

What we provide!

Vote Content

Great answers start with great insights. Content becomes intriguing when it is voted up or down - ensuring the best answers are always at the top.

Multiple Perspectives

Questions are answered by people with a deep interest in the subject. People from around the world review questions, post answers and add comments.

An authoritative community

Be part of and influence the most important global discussion that is defining our generation and generations to come

Join Now !

Update chat message


Delete chat message

Are you sure you want to delete this message?