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Judges 15:16

Overview - Judges 15
Samson is denied his wife.
He burns the Philistines' corn with foxes and firebrands.
His wife and her father are burnt by the Philistines.
Samson smites them hip and thigh.
He is bound by the men of Judah, and delivered to the Philistines.
14 He kills them with a jawbone.
18 God makes the fountain En-hakkore for him in Lehi.
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Judges 15:16  (King James Version)
And Samson said, With the jawbone of an ass, heaps upon heaps, with the jaw of an ass have I slain a thousand men.
 


with the jaw-bone
There is here a fine paronomasia upon the word {chamor,} "an ass," which also signifies "a heap;" {bilchee hachamor, chamor chamorathayim,} "With the jaw-bone of an ass, a heap upon two heaps."

heaps upon heaps
Hebrew an heap, two heaps.
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