Judges 15:15
Good News Translation
Then he found a jawbone of a donkey that had recently died. He reached down and picked it up, and killed a thousand men with it.

Contemporary English Version
Samson glanced around and spotted the jawbone of a donkey. The jawbone had not yet dried out, so it was still hard and heavy. Samson grabbed it and started hitting Philistines--he killed 1,000 of them!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And finding a jawbone, even the jawbone of an ass, which lay there, catching it up, he slew therewith a thousand men.

New American Bible
Coming upon the fresh jawbone of an ass, he reached out, grasped it, and with it killed a thousand men.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And finding a jawbone, even the jawbone of an ass, which lay there, catching it up, he slew therewith a thousand men.

new jaw-bone.

Judges 3:31 After him was Samgar, the son of Anath, who slew of the Philistines six hundred men with a ploughshare: and he also defended Israel.

Judges 4:21 So Jahel, Haber's wife, took a nail of the tent, and taking also a hammer: and going in softly, and with silence, she put the nail upon the temples of his head, and striking it with the hammer, drove it through his brain fast into the ground: and so passing from deep sleep to death, he fainted away and died.

Judges 7:16 And he divided the three hundred men into three parts, and gave them trumpets in their hands, and empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.

Leviticus 26:8 Five of yours shall pursue a hundred others: and a hundred of you ten thousand. Your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Joshua 23:10 One of you shall chase a thousand men of the enemies: because the Lord your God himself will fight for you, as he hath promised.

1 Samuel 14:6,14 And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armour: Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised, it may be the Lord will do for us: because it is easy for the Lord to save either by many, or by few. . . .

1 Samuel 17:49,50 And he put his hand into his scrip, and took a stone, and cast it with the sling, and fetching it about, struck the Philistine in the forehead, and he fell on his face upon the earth. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:27,28 But the foolish things of the world hath God chosen, that he may confound the wise: and the weak things of the world hath God chosen, that he may confound the strong. . . .

a thousand.

Context
Samson's Revenge
14Now when he was come to the place of the Jawbone, and the Philistines shouting went to meet him, the Spirit of the Lord came strongly upon him: and as flax is wont to be consumed at the approach of fire, so the bands with which he was bound were broken and loosed. 15And finding a jawbone, even the jawbone of an ass, which lay there, catching it up, he slew therewith a thousand men.16And he said: With the jawbone of an ass, with the jaw of the colt of asses, I have destroyed them, and have slain a thousand men.…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:34
Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, recovered strength from weakness, became valiant in battle, put to flight the armies of foreigners.

Leviticus 26:8
Five of yours shall pursue a hundred others: and a hundred of you ten thousand. Your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Joshua 23:10
One of you shall chase a thousand men of the enemies: because the Lord your God himself will fight for you, as he hath promised.

Judges 15:16
And he said: With the jawbone of an ass, with the jaw of the colt of asses, I have destroyed them, and have slain a thousand men.

Judges 15:17
And when he had ended these words, singing, he threw the jawbone out of his hand, and called the name of that place Ramathlechi, which is interpreted the lifting up of the jawbone.

Additional Translations
He found the fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand and took it, and struck down a thousand men.And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.

And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and smote a thousand men therewith.

And he found the jaw-bone of an ass that had been cast away, and he put forth his hand and took it, and smote with it a thousand men.

And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand and took it, and slew with it a thousand men.

And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and smote a thousand men therewith.

And he found a fresh jaw-bone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men with it.

He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and put forth his hand, and took it, and struck a thousand men therewith.

and he findeth a fresh jaw-bone of an ass, and putteth forth his hand and taketh it, and smiteth with it -- a thousand men.
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