New Living Translation
So the Philistine rulers brought Delilah seven new bowstrings, and she tied Samson up with them.
King James Bible
Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven green withs which had not been dried, and she bound him with them.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the lords of the Philistines brought her seven fresh bowstrings which had not been dried, and she bound him with them.
World English Bible
Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven green cords which had not been dried, and she bound him with them.
Young's Literal Translation
And the princes of the Philistines bring up to her seven green withs which have not been dried, and she bindeth him with them.
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LibraryThe Mountainous Country of Judea.
"What is the mountainous country of Judea? It is the king's mountain." However Judea, here and there, doth swell out much with mountains, yet its chief swelling appears in that broad back of mountains, that runs from the utmost southern cost as far as Hebron, and almost as Jerusalem itself. Which the Holy Scripture called "The hill-country of Judah," Joshua 21:11; Luke 1:39. Unless I am very much mistaken,--the maps of Adricomus, Tirinius, and others, ought to be corrected, which have feigned to …
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Samson replied, "If I were tied up with seven new bowstrings that have not yet been dried, I would become as weak as anyone else."
She had hidden some men in one of the inner rooms of her house, and she cried out, "Samson! The Philistines have come to capture you!" But Samson snapped the bowstrings as a piece of string snaps when it is burned by a fire. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.
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