Judges 15:15
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New American Standard Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out and took it and killed a thousand men with it.

King James Bible
And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.

Darby Bible Translation
And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put out his hand and seized it, and with it he slew a thousand men.

World English Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and put forth his hand, and took it, and struck a thousand men therewith.

Young's Literal Translation
and he findeth a fresh jaw-bone of an ass, and putteth forth his hand and taketh it, and smiteth with it -- a thousand men.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Slew a thousand men therewith - Compare the marginal references. The Philistines, seized with a panic at seeing Samson suddenly burst his cords and rush at them, offered no resistance, but fell an easy prey to the blows of their mighty foe. Some perhaps were dashed down the cliffs in their flight.

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The Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Cross References
Hebrews 11:34
quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.

Leviticus 26:8
five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

Joshua 23:10
"One of your men puts to flight a thousand, for the LORD your God is He who fights for you, just as He promised you.

Judges 15:16
Then Samson said, "With the jawbone of a donkey, Heaps upon heaps, With the jawbone of a donkey I have killed a thousand men."

Judges 15:17
When he had finished speaking, he threw the jawbone from his hand; and he named that place Ramath-lehi.

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