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Deuteronomy 16:18: Judges and officers - Study Note
... Judges and officers. In the ten commandments, no provision was made as to how they would be enforced, even though various penalties were set up for those who broke them. However, judges and officers had been appointed by Moses even before he...
1 Samuel 16:13: Spirit of the LORD - Study Note
... 16:14. The Spirit of the Lord also had come on Othniel (Judges 3:10, Jephthah (Judges 11:29), and Samson (Judges 13:25), but these were all merely temporary enablings for specific...
Judges 16:19
... she made him sleep upon her knees; and she called for a man, and she caused him to shave off the seven locks of his head; and she began to afflict him, and his strength went from...
Judges 16:16
... it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto...
Judges 16:12
... therefore took new ropes, and bound him therewith, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And there were liers in wait abiding in the chamber. And he brake them from off his arms like a...
Judges 16:17
... he told her all his heart, and said unto her, There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any...
Judges 13:25: move him at times - Study Note
scripture records the Lord’s spirit coming upon Samson (Judges 14:6; 14:19; 15:14), but it is implied for his other exploits as well. His final feat of superhuman strength, pulling down the temple of Dagon and thereby slaying over three...
Judges 16:18
... when Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, Come up this once, for he hath showed me all his heart. Then the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and brought money in...
Judges 16:17: if I be shaven - Study Note
... if I be shaven. It was a key responsibility of the Nazarite vow that “no razor come upon his head” (Numbers 6:5) as long as his vow of separation had...
Judges 16:1: went in unto her - Study Note
... went in unto her. This backsliding apparently followed the twenty years of peace and freedom under Samson as judge. It gave the Philistines another opportunity to defeat their enemy. However, Samson’s faith in God had not faltered and his...
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