Judges 15:3
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New International Version
Samson said to them, "This time I have a right to get even with the Philistines; I will really harm them."

King James Bible
And Samson said concerning them, Now shall I be more blameless than the Philistines, though I do them a displeasure.

Darby Bible Translation
And Samson said to them, This time I am blameless toward the Philistines, though I do them harm.

World English Bible
Samson said to them, "This time I will be blameless in regard of the Philistines, when I harm them."

Young's Literal Translation
And Samson saith of them, 'I am more innocent this time than the Philistines, though I am doing with them evil.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou hadst utterly hated her - As he was conscious she had given him great cause so to do.

Her younger sister - The father appears to have been perfectly sincere in this offer.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

now shall, or, Now shall I be blameless from the Philistines, though

Judges 14:15 And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they said to Samson's wife, Entice your husband, that he may declare to us the riddle...

Whether the Degrees of Prophecy Can be Distinguished According to the Imaginary vision?
Objection 1: It would seem that the degrees of prophecy cannot be distinguished according to the imaginary vision. For the degrees of a thing bear relation to something that is on its own account, not on account of something else. Now, in prophecy, intellectual vision is sought on its own account, and imaginary vision on account of something else, as stated above (A[2], ad 2). Therefore it would seem that the degrees of prophecy are distinguished not according to imaginary, but only according to
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

For the understanding of the early history and religion of Israel, the book of Judges, which covers the period from the death of Joshua to the beginning of the struggle with the Philistines, is of inestimable importance; and it is very fortunate that the elements contributed by the later editors are so easily separated from the ancient stories whose moral they seek to point. That moral is most elaborately stated in ii. 6-iii. 6, which is a sort of programme or preface to iii. 7-xvi. 31, which constitutes
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Judges 15:2
"I was so sure you hated her," he said, "that I gave her to your companion. Isn't her younger sister more attractive? Take her instead."

Judges 15:4
So he went out and caught three hundred foxes and tied them tail to tail in pairs. He then fastened a torch to every pair of tails,

2 Samuel 14:30
Then he said to his servants, "Look, Joab's field is next to mine, and he has barley there. Go and set it on fire." So Absalom's servants set the field on fire.

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