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 Judges 14:10 - 20
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   Book of Judges
   Chapter 14
14:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now his father went down to see the woman. And Samson made a feast there, as was customary for bridegrooms.
 
14:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When he appeared, he was given thirty companions.
 
14:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Let me tell you a riddle," Samson said to them. "If you can give me the answer within the seven days of the feast, I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty sets of clothes.
 
14:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If you can't tell me the answer, you must give me thirty linen garments and thirty sets of clothes." "Tell us your riddle," they said. "Let's hear it."
 
14:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He replied, "Out of the eater, something to eat; out of the strong, something sweet." For three days they could not give the answer.
 
14:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
On the fourth F48 day, they said to Samson's wife, "Coax your husband into explaining the riddle for us, or we will burn you and your father's household to death. Did you invite us here to rob us?"
 
14:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Samson's wife threw herself on him, sobbing, "You hate me! You don't really love me. You've given my people a riddle, but you haven't told me the answer." "I haven't even explained it to my father or mother," he replied, "so why should I explain it to you?"
 
14:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She cried the whole seven days of the feast. So on the seventh day he finally told her, because she continued to press him. She in turn explained the riddle to her people.
 
14:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Before sunset on the seventh day the men of the town said to him, "What is sweeter than honey? What is stronger than a lion?" Samson said to them, "If you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have solved my riddle."
 
14:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power. He went down to Ashkelon, struck down thirty of their men, stripped them of their belongings and gave their clothes to those who had explained the riddle. Burning with anger, he went up to his father's house.
 
14:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And Samson's wife was given to the friend who had attended him at his wedding.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F48 Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac; Hebrew seventh

 
 

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