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Judges 16:13 NIV

13 Delilah then said to Samson, “All this time you have been making a fool of me and lying to me. Tell me how you can be tied.” He replied, “If you weave the seven braids of my head into the fabric on the loom and tighten it with the pin, I’ll become as weak as any other man.” So while he was sleeping, Delilah took the seven braids of his head, wove them into the fabric

Study tools for Judges 16:13

  • a 16:5 - That is, about 28 pounds or about 13 kilograms
  • b 16:14 - Some Septuagint manuscripts; Hebrew "replied, “I can if you weave the seven braids of my head into the fabric on the loom.” " 14"So she"
  • c 16:19 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts "and he began to weaken"
  • d 16:31 - Traditionally "judged"