New Living Translation
Then he found the jawbone of a recently killed donkey. He picked it up and killed 1,000 Philistines with it.
King James Bible
And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.
Darby Bible Translation
And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put out his hand and seized it, and with it he slew a thousand men.
World English Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and put forth his hand, and took it, and struck a thousand men therewith.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:15 New jaw - bone - And therefore the more tough and strong.
quenched the flames of fire, and escaped death by the edge of the sword. Their weakness was turned to strength. They became strong in battle and put whole armies to flight.
Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand! All your enemies will fall beneath your sword.
Each one of you will put to flight a thousand of the enemy, for the LORD your God fights for you, just as he has promised.
Then Samson said, "With the jawbone of a donkey, I've piled them in heaps! With the jawbone of a donkey, I've killed a thousand men!"
When he finished his boasting, he threw away the jawbone; and the place was named Jawbone Hill.
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