Samson

-A judge (leader, hero) of Israel Judges 16:31

-A Danite, son of Manoah; miraculous birth of; a Nazarite from his mother\'s womb; the mother forbidden

to drink wine or strong drink, or to eat any ceremonially unclean thing during gestation Judges 13:2-7, 24,

25

-Desires a Philistine woman for his wife; kills a lion Judges 14:1-7

-His marriage feast and the riddle propounded Judges 14:8-19

-Kills thirty Philistines Judges 14:19

-Wife of, estranged Judges 14:20; 15:1, 2

-Is avenged for the estrangement of his wife Judges 15:3-8

-His great strength Judges 15:7-14; Hebrews 1 1 :32

-Kills one-thousand Philistines with the j awbone of a donkey Judges 15:13-17

-Miraculously supplied with water Judges 15:18, 19

-Cohabits with Delilah, a prostitute; her machinations with the Philistines to overcome him Judges 16:1 -20

-Is blinded by the Philistines and confined to hard labor in prison; pulls down the pillars of the temple,

meets his death, and kills a multitude of his enemies Judges 16:21-31; Hebrews 11:32


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