Now the rulers of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon1 their god and to celebrate, saying, "Our god has delivered Samson, our enemy, into our hands."
When the people saw him, they praised their god,2 saying, "Our god has delivered our enemy into our hands,3 the one who laid waste our land and multiplied our slain."
While they were in high spirits,4 they shouted, "Bring out Samson to entertain us." So they called Samson out of the prison, and he performed for them. When they stood him among the pillars,