Judges 15:4, 5
And Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took firebrands, and turned tail to tail…
This circumstance has become classic. It vividly illustrates -
I. THE INGENUITY OF INSPIRED VENGEANCE.
II. LITTLE CAUSES OF MISCHIEF AND GREAT CONSEQUENCES.
III. THE MISCHIEF GOD'S ENEMIES ENTAIL UPON THEMSELVES. It is unexpected, overwhelming, and vital. The year's produce, upon which the life of the people depended, was swept away at a single stroke. No one knows how to punish the rebel against his kingdom as God himself does. - M.
Parallel VersesKJV: And Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took firebrands, and turned tail to tail, and put a firebrand in the midst between two tails.