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Were all the people from Gath gigantic?


 In another battle with the Philistines, Elhanan son of Jair killed Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, who had a spear with a shaft like a weaver’s rod.
In still another battle, which took place at Gath, there was a huge man with six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot—twenty-four in all. He also was descended from Rapha. 1 Chronicles 19:5-6
            These descendants, part of the line that Goliath came from, were a specific family heritage in the area of Gath called the Raphaites.  They produced large (almost freakish) people who fought fiercely in war.  They apparently were bred to be gigantic, much larger than your average person today.
            Today many nations are taller than others.  The Netherlands, Montenegro, Denmark, Norway, Serbia, Germany and Croatia top the charts at around six feet average.  Many NBA players come from Serbia and Croatia so they breed tall.  However, not everyone in Germany is gigantic, but the average is taller than the world’s average.  Gath produced some tall people, some of whom could dominate our NBA, however not everyone from there were Goliath-tall.