Judges 16:23
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English Standard Version
Now the lords of the Philistines gathered to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to rejoice, and they said, “Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hand.”

King James Bible
Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

American Standard Version
And the lords of the Philistines gathered them together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice; for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the princes of the Philistines assembled together, to offer great sacrifices to Dagon their god, and to make merry, saying: Our god hath delivered our enemy Samson into our hands.

English Revised Version
And the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the lords of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"And he showed her all his heart," i.e., he opened his mind thoroughly to her, and told her that no razor had come upon his head, because he was a Nazarite from his mother's womb (cf. Judges 13:5, Judges 13:7). "If I should be shave, my strength would depart from me, and I should be weak like all other men."

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Dagon

1 Samuel 5:2-5 When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon...

Jeremiah 2:11 Has a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

Micah 4:5 For all people will walk every one in the name of his god, and we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and ever.

Romans 1:23-25 And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four footed beasts...

1 Corinthians 8:4,5 As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world...

1 Corinthians 10:20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God...

to rejoice

Job 30:9,10 And now am I their song, yes, I am their byword...

Psalm 35:15,16 But in my adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yes, the attackers gathered themselves together against me...

Proverbs 24:17 Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles:

Cross References
Judges 16:22
But the hair of his head began to grow again after it had been shaved.

1 Samuel 5:2
Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the house of Dagon and set it up beside Dagon.

1 Samuel 31:9
So they cut off his head and stripped off his armor and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines, to carry the good news to the house of their idols and to the people.

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