Judges 16:23
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now the lordsוְסַרְנֵ֣י
(ve·sar·nei)
5633a: tyrant, lordof foreign origin
of the Philistinesפְלִשְׁתִּ֗ים
(fe·lish·tim)
6430: inhab. of Philistiafrom Pelesheth
assembledנֶֽאֱסְפוּ֙
(ne·'es·fu)
622: to gather, removea prim. root
to offerלִזְבֹּ֧חַ
(liz·bo·ach)
2076: to slaughter for sacrificea prim. root
a greatגָּדֹ֛ול
(ga·do·vl)
1419: greatfrom gadal
sacrificeזֶֽבַח־
(ze·vach-)
2077: a sacrificefrom zabach
to Dagonלְדָגֹ֥ון
(le·da·go·vn)
1712: a god and an idol of the Philistinesfrom dag
their god,אֱלֹהֵיהֶ֖ם
(e·lo·hei·hem)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
and to rejoice,וּלְשִׂמְחָ֑ה
(u·le·sim·chah;)
8057: joy, gladness, mirthfrom samach
for they said,וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ
(vai·yo·me·ru,)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
"Our godאֱלֹהֵ֙ינוּ֙
(e·lo·hei·nu)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
has givenנָתַ֤ן
(na·tan)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
Samsonשִׁמְשֹׁ֥ון
(shim·sho·vn)
8123: a deliverer of Isr.from the same as shemesh
our enemy 
 
340: to be hostile toa prim. root
into our hands."בְּיָדֵ֔נוּ
(be·ya·de·nu,)
3027: handa prim. root









KJV Lexicon
Then the lords
ceren  (seh'-ren)
an axle; figuratively, a peer -- lord, plate.
of the Philistines
Plishtiy  (pel-ish-tee')
a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth -- Philistine.
gathered them together
'acaph  (aw-saf')
to gather for any purpose; hence, to receive, take away, i.e. remove
for to offer
zabach  (zaw-bakh')
to slaughter an animal (usually in sacrifice) -- kill, offer, (do) sacrifice, slay.
a great
gadowl  (gaw-dole')
great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent
sacrifice
zebach  (zeh'-bakh)
a slaughter, i.e. the flesh of an animal; by implication, a sacrifice (the victim or the act) -- offer(-ing), sacrifice.
unto Dagon
Dagown  (daw-gohn')
the fish-god; Dagon, a Philistine deity -- Dagon.
their god
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
and to rejoice
simchah  (sim-khaw')
blithesomeness or glee, (religious or festival) -- exceeding(-ly), gladness, joy(-fulness), mirth, pleasure, rejoice(-ing).
for they said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
Our god
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
hath delivered
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
Samson
Shimshown  (shim-shone')
sunlight; Shimshon, an Israelite -- Samson.
our enemy
'oyeb  (o-yabe')
hating; an adversary -- enemy, foe.
into our hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the lords of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice, for they said, "Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hands."

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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now the Philistine leaders gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to their god Dagon. They rejoiced and said: Our god has handed over our enemy Samson to us.

International Standard Version
Some time later, the Philistine officials got together to present a magnificent sacrifice to their god Dagon, and to throw a party, because they were claiming, "Our god has given Samson into our control!"

NET Bible
The rulers of the Philistines gathered to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to celebrate. They said, "Our god has handed Samson, our enemy, over to us."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Now, the Philistine rulers gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to their god Dagon and to celebrate. They said, "Our god handed Samson, our enemy, over to us."

King James 2000 Bible
Then the lords of the Philistines gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.
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