He found the fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand and took it, and struck down a thousand men.
Cross ReferencesHebrews 11:34
quenched the raging fire, and escaped the edge of the sword; who gained strength from weakness, became mighty in battle, and put foreign armies to flight.
Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.
One of you can put a thousand to flight, because the LORD your God fights for you, just as He promised.
Then Samson said: "With the jawbone of a donkey I have piled them into heaps. With the jawbone of a donkey I have slain a thousand men."
And when Samson had finished speaking, he cast the jawbone from his hand; and he named that place Ramath-lehi.
Chapter Outline1. Samson is denied his wife
3. He burns the Philistines' corn with foxes and firebrands
6. His wife and her father are burnt by the Philistines
8. Samson smites them hip and thigh
9. He is bound by the men of Judah, and delivered to the Philistines
14. He kills them with a jawbone
18. God makes the fountain En-hakkore for him in Lehi
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1 Samuel 14:6, 14
1 Samuel 17:49, 50
1 Corinthians 1:27, 28
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