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Judges 16:3 NIV

3 But Samson lay there only until the middle of the night. Then he got up and took hold of the doors of the city gate, together with the two posts, and tore them loose, bar and all. He lifted them to his shoulders and carried them to the top of the hill that faces Hebron.

References for Judges 16:3

Study tools for Judges 16:3

  • 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"