And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedeshnaphtali, and said unto him, Hath not the LORD God of Israel commanded , saying, Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun?
Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying , Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.
And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands to blow withal: and they cried , The sword of the LORD, and of Gideon.
And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of mount Gerizim, and lifted up his voice, and cried , and said unto them, Hearken unto me, ye men of Shechem, that God may hearken unto you.
Then he called hastily unto the young man his armourbearer , and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A woman slew him. And his young man thrust him through , and he died .
And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together , and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they said unto Samson's wife, Entice thy husband, that he may declare unto us the riddle, lest we burn thee and thy father's house with fire: have ye called us to take that we have ? is it not so?
And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking , that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand, and called that place Ramathlehi.
And he was sore athirst , and called on the LORD, and said , Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant: and now shall I die for thirst, and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised?
But God clave an hollow place that was in the jaw, and there came water thereout; and when he had drunk , his spirit came again , and he revived : wherefore he called the name thereof Enhakkore, which is in Lehi unto this day.
And 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 shewed me all his heart. Then the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and brought money in their hand.
And 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 him.
And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said , Call for Samson, that he may make us sport . And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport : and they set him between the pillars.
And Samson called unto the LORD, and said , O Lord GOD, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.