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Judges Chapter 15

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Samson’s wife denied him

15:1 But it so happened afterwards, in the days of wheat harvest, that Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
visited his wife with a kid of the goats; and he said, I will go in to my wife into the inner room. But her father would not allow him to go in.
15:2 And her father said, I certainly said that you would utterly hate her; and I gave her to your companion isn’t her younger sister fairer than she? Please let her belong to you, instead of her.

Samson burns the corn and vineyards


15:3 And Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
said to them, This time I shall be blameless regarding the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
, though I [am] doing evil with them.
15:4 And Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches, and turned tail to tail, and put a torch between the two tails in the middle.
15:5 And when he had set them on fire, he let [them] go into the grainstalks of the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
, and burnt up both the stacks, and also the grainstalks, with the vineyards [and] olives.
15:6 Then the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
said, Who has done this ? And they answered, Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife, and given her to his companion. And the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
came up, and burnt her and her father with fire.

Other feast of Samson


15:7 And Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
said to them, Though ya’ll have done this, yet will I be avenged on you, and afterwards I will stop.
15:8 And he struck them hip and thigh with a great slaughter and he went down and lived in the cleft of the rock Etam.
15:9 Then the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
went up, and camped in Judah, and spread out in Lehi.
15:10 And the men of Judah said, Why have ya’ll come up against us? And they answered, W
e have come up to bind Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
, to do to him as he has done to us.
15:11 Then three thousand men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock Etam, and said to Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
, Don’t Y
ou know that the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
[are] rulers over us? What [is] this [that] you have done to us? And he said to them, As they did to me, so have I done to them.
15:12 And they said to him, We have come down to bind you, that we may deliver you into the hand of the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
. And Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
said to them, 
Swear to me that ya’ll won’t fall on me yourselves.
15:13 And they spoke to him, saying, No, but we will bind you, and deliver you into their hand but we certainly will not kill you. And they bound him with two new thick cords, and brought him up from the rock.

Samson kills 1000 men with jawbone of an ass


15:14 [And] when he came to Lehi, the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
shouted to meet him and the Spirit of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
came upon him, and the thick cords that [were] on his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bonds melted from his hands.
15:15 And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put out his hand, and took it, and killed a thousand men with it.
15:16 And Samsonשִׁמְשׁוֹן
Šīmšōn “man of the sun” For more info click here
said, With the jawbone of an ass, a heap, two heaps, with the jaw of an ass have I killed a thousand men.
15:17 And it so happened, when he had finished speaking, that he threw the jawbone out of his hand, and called that place Hill of the Jawbone.
15:18 And he was exceedingly thirsty, and called to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and said, You have given this great deliverance by the hand of Your servant and now I am dying of thirst, and will fall into the hand of the uncircumcised.
15:19 But God broke open hollow place that is in Lehi, and water came out of it; and he drank, his spirit returned, and he revived. So its name is called the Fountain of Praying, which [is] in Lehi to this day.
15:20 And he judged Israel in the days of the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
twenty years.

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