Delilah therefore took new ropes, and bound him therewith,
&c.] Tried this experiment with him, according to his directions, being very desirous of getting the sum of money offered her:
and said unto him, the Philistines be upon thee, Samson:
using the same words, and with the same view as she had done before, ( Judges 16:9 )
(and there were liers in wait abiding the chamber);
as before, ready upon occasion to rush in upon him, as soon as any notice was given them:
and he brake them from off his arms like a thread;
as easily as a thread of linen can be snapped asunder.