New Living Translation
One day when Samson was in Timnah, one of the Philistine women caught his eye.
King James Bible
And Samson went down to Timnath, and saw a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines.
Darby Bible Translation
Samson went down to Timnah, and at Timnah he saw one of the daughters of the Philistines.
World English Bible
Samson went down to Timnah, and saw a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines.
Young's Literal Translation
And Samson goeth down to Timnath, and seeth a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:1 Went - After he was come to mature age. Timnath - A place not far from the sea.
LibraryThe Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
[Sidenote: Role of the sages in Israel's life] In the days of Jeremiah and Ezekiel (Jer. xviii. 18; Ezek. vii. 26) three distinct classes of religious teachers were recognized by the people: the prophets, the priests, and the wise men or sages. From their lips and pens have come practically all the writings of the Old Testament. Of these three classes the wise men or sages are far less prominent or well known. They wrote no history of Israel, they preached no public sermons, nor do they appear …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
Josiah, a Pattern for the Ignorant.
Someone told Tamar, "Look, your father-in-law is going up to Timnah to shear his sheep."
The boundary circled west of Baalah to Mount Seir, passed along to the town of Kesalon on the northern slope of Mount Jearim, and went down to Beth-shemesh and on to Timnah.
And the Spirit of the LORD began to stir him while he lived in Mahaneh-dan, which is located between the towns of Zorah and Eshtaol.
When he returned home, he told his father and mother, "A young Philistine woman in Timnah caught my eye. I want to marry her. Get her for me."
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