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Judges 16:1 NLT

1 One day Samson went to the Philistine town of Gaza and spent the night with a prostitute.

Study tools for Judges 16:1

  • a 16:2 - As in Greek and Syriac versions and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew lacks Word soon spread.
  • b 16:5 - Hebrew 1,100 [shekels], about 28 pounds or 12.5 kilograms in weight.
  • c 16:14 - As in Greek version and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew lacks I would become as weak as anyone else. / So while he slept, Delilah wove the seven braids of his hair into the fabric. Then she tightened it with the loom shuttle.
  • d 16:19 - Or she began to torment him. Greek version reads He began to grow weak.