And Abimelech, and the company that was with him, rushed forward , and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and the two other companies ran upon all the people that were in the fields, and slew them.
And it was told the Gazites, saying , Samson is come hither. And they compassed him in , and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying , In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.
And Samson lay till midnight , and arose at midnight , and took the doors of the gate of the city, and the two posts, and went away with them, bar and all, and put them upon his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of an hill that is before Hebron.
And the five men that went to spy out the land went up , and came in thither, and took the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image: and the priest stood in the entering of the gate with the six hundred men that were appointed with weapons of war.