Judges 16:25
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
And when their hearts were merry, they said, “Call Samson, that he may entertain us.” So they called Samson out of the prison, and he entertained them. They made him stand between the pillars.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison-house; and he made sport before them. And they set him between the pillars:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And rejoicing in their feasts, when they had now taken their good cheer, they commanded that Samson should be called, and should play before them. And being brought out of prison he played before them, and they made him stand between two pillars.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made sport before them: and they set him between the pillars.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison-house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars.

Judges 16:25 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"Then she made him sleep upon her knees, and called to the man," possibly the man lying in wait (Judges 16:9 and Judges 16:12), that she might not be alone with Samson when cutting off his hair; and she cut off the seven plaits of his hair, and began to afflict him, as his strength departed from him now.

Judges 16:25 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

their hearts

Judges 9:27 And they went out into the fields, and gathered their vineyards, and stepped the grapes, and made merry...

Judges 18:20 And the priest's heart was glad, and he took the ephod, and the teraphim, and the graven image, and went in the middle of the people.

Judges 19:6,9 And they sat down, and did eat and drink both of them together: for the damsel's father had said to the man, Be content, I pray you...

2 Samuel 13:28 Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark you now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, Smite Amnon...

1 Kings 20:12 And it came to pass, when Ben-hadad heard this message, as he was drinking, he and the kings in the pavilions...

Esther 3:15 The posts went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace...

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink...

Daniel 5:1,3 Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand...

Matthew 14:6,7 But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod...

them. Heb. before them. sport

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...

Psalm 69:12,26 They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards...

Proverbs 24:17,18 Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles...

Micah 7:8-10 Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light to me...

Matthew 26:67,68 Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands...

Matthew 27:29,39-44 And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it on his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him...

Hebrews 11:36 And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yes, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:

Cross References
Judges 16:24
And when the people saw him, they praised their god. For they said, "Our god has given our enemy into our hand, the ravager of our country, who has killed many of us."

Judges 16:26
And Samson said to the young man who held him by the hand, "Let me feel the pillars on which the house rests, that I may lean against them."

Judges 19:6
So the two of them sat and ate and drank together. And the girl's father said to the man, "Be pleased to spend the night, and let your heart be merry."

Esther 1:10
On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha and Abagtha, Zethar and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus,

Jump to Previous
Cause Entertain Entertained Heart Hearts High House Joy Merry Performed Pillars Play Playeth Prison Prison-House Samson Shouted Spirits Sport Stand Stood
Jump to Next
Cause Entertain Entertained Heart Hearts High House Joy Merry Performed Pillars Play Playeth Prison Prison-House Samson Shouted Spirits Sport Stand Stood
Links
Judges 16:25 NIV
Judges 16:25 NLT
Judges 16:25 ESV
Judges 16:25 NASB
Judges 16:25 KJV

Judges 16:25 Bible Apps
Judges 16:25 Biblia Paralela
Judges 16:25 Chinese Bible
Judges 16:25 French Bible
Judges 16:25 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Judges 16:24
Top of Page
Top of Page