A Danite, son of Manoah; miraculous birth of; a Nazarite from his mothers womb; the mother forbidden to drink wine or strong drink, or to eat any ceremonially unclean thing during gestation Judges 13:2-7Judges 13:24Judges 13:25
Desires a Philistine woman for his wife; kills a lion Judges 14:1-7
Cohabits with Delilah, a prostitute; her machinations with the Philistines to overcome him Judges 16:1-20
Is blinded by the Philistines and confined to hard labor in prison; pulls down the pillars of the temple, meets his death, and kills a multitude of his enemies Judges 16:21-31 ; Hebrews 11:32
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary Bibliography InformationNave, Orville J. "Entry for 'Samson'". "Nave's Topical Bible". . 1896.