Judges 14:10

“So his father went down unto the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 14:10

So his father went downe vnto the woman, and Samson made there a feast: for so vsed the young men to doe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then his father went down to the woman; and Samson made a feast there, for the young men customarily did this.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his father went down unto the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Samson went down to the woman, and made a feast there, as was the way among young men.
- Basic English Bible

And his father went down to the woman, and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.
- Darby Bible

So his father went down to the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.
- Webster's Bible

His father went down to the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.
- World English Bible

And his father goeth down unto the woman, and Samson maketh there a banquet, for so the young men do;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And his father went down unto the woman; and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 14:10

Wesley's Notes for Judges 14:10


14:8 After a time - Heb. after days; that is, either after some days: or, rather, after a year, as that word often signifies; when the flesh of the lion, (which by its strong smell is offensive to bees) was wholly consumed, and nothing was left but the bones. Bees - Settling themselves there, as they have sometimes done in a man's skull, or in a sepulchre.

14:9 Came to, &c. - From whom he had turned aside for a season, ver.#8|.

14:11 Saw him - Or, observed him, his stature, and strength, and countenance, and carriage, which were extraordinary. Brought - Partly in compliance with the custom of having bride - men; though they were not so numerous; but principally by way of caution, and as a guard put upon him under a pretence of respect and affection.

14:12 Seven days - For so long marriage - feasts lasted. Sheets - Fine linen - clothes, which were used for many purposes in those parts. Changes - Suits of apparel.


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