New International Version
The woman gave birth to a boy and named him Samson. He grew and the LORD blessed him,
King James Bible
And the woman bare a son, and called his name Samson: and the child grew, and the LORD blessed him.
Darby Bible Translation
And the woman bore a son, and called his name Samson. And the child grew, and Jehovah blessed him.
World English Bible
The woman bore a son, and named him Samson: and the child grew, and Yahweh blessed him.
Young's Literal Translation
And the woman beareth a son, and calleth his name Samson, and the youth groweth, and Jehovah doth bless him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And called his name Samson - The original שמשון shimshon, which is from the root שמש shamash, to serve, (whence shemesh, the sun), probably means either a little sun, or a little servant; and this latter is so likely a name to be imposed on an only son, by maternal fondness, that it leaves but little doubt of the propriety of the etymology.
And the Lord blessed him - Gave evident proofs that the child was under the peculiar protection of the Most High; causing him to increase daily in stature and extraordinary strength.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1155. An. Ex. Is.
Isaiah ix:6. HIS name shall be called "Wonderful" (Isaiah ix:6). And long before Isaiah had uttered this divine prediction the angel of the Lord had announced his name to be Wonderful. As such He appeared to Manoah. And Manoah said unto the angel of Jehovah, What is thy name, that when thy sayings come to pass we may do thee honor. And the angel of Jehovah said unto Him "why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is Wonderful" (margin, Judges xiii:17-18). This angel of Jehovah, the Person who …
Arno Gaebelein—The Lord of Glory
Characters and Names of Messiah
And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the wilderness until he appeared publicly to Israel.
1 Samuel 2:21
And the LORD was gracious to Hannah; she gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the LORD.
1 Samuel 3:19
The LORD was with Samuel as he grew up, and he let none of Samuel's words fall to the ground.
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