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David was a king who ruled over Israel and Judah during ancient times.[1] He was a prominent figure in the Bible, and was credited with writing many of the psalms contained in one of its books, the Book of Psalms.[1]

The Psalter, a volume incorporating the Book of Psalms and other devotional writings, was included in the Book of Common Prayer.[2][3] A copy of the Book of Common Prayer was kept in the library at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.[2]

Behind the scenes

  • In the Bible, David slays the giant Goliath while still a boy, casting a stone at him with a sling. However, the Chocolate Frog Card for Goliath only refers to the giant's slayer as a "young boy," and does not explicitly name David. It is thus possible that Goliath was not slain by David in the Harry Potter universe.

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 "David" on Wikipedia
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
  3. "Psalter on Wikipedia]

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