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Judges 16:9 NIV

9 With men hidden in the room, she called to him, “Samson, the Philistines are upon you!” But he snapped the bowstrings as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.

References for Judges 16:9

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      • 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"