Delilah
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Delilah

poor; small; head of hair

ATS Bible Dictionary
Delilah

A Philistine woman, whom Samson loved, and who betrayed him to the enemies of Israel, Jud 16:1-31.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Languishing, a Philistine woman who dwelt in the valley of Sorek (Judges 16:4-20). She was bribed by the "lords of the Philistines" to obtain from Samson the secret of his strength and the means of overcoming it (Judges 16:4-18). She tried on three occasions to obtain from him this secret in vain. On the fourth occasion she wrung it from him. She made him sleep upon her knees, and then called the man who was waiting to help her; who "cut off the seven locks of his head," and so his "strength went from him." (see SAMSON.)
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The mistress of Samson, who betrayed him (Judges xvi.); hence, a harlot; a temptress.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DELILAH

de-li'-la (delilah, "dainty one," perhaps; Septuagint Daleida, Dalida): The woman who betrayed Samson to the Philistines (Judges 16). She was presumably a Philistine, though that is not expressly stated. She is not spoken of as Samson's wife, though many have understood the account in that way. The Philistines paid her a tremendously high price for her services. The account indicates that for beauty, personal charm, mental ability, self-command, nerve, she was quite a wonderful woman, a woman to be admired for some qualities which she exhibits, even while she is to be utterly disapproved. See SAMSON.

Willis J. Beecher

Strong's Hebrew
1807. Delilah -- Philistine mistress of Samson
... 1806, 1807. Delilah. 1808 . Philistine mistress of Samson. Transliteration:
Delilah Phonetic Spelling: (del-ee-law') Short Definition: Delilah. ...
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7796a. Soreq -- "choice vines," a valley where Delilah lived
Soreq or Soreq. 7796, 7796a. Soreq or Soreq. 7796b . "choice vines," a valley
where Delilah lived. Transliteration: Soreq or Soreq Short Definition: Sorek. ...
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7796. Sowreq -- "choice vines," a valley where Delilah lived
... 7795b, 7796. Sowreq. 7796a . "choice vines," a valley where Delilah lived.
Transliteration: Sowreq Phonetic Spelling: (so-rake') Short Definition: Sorek. Sorek ...
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1810. Dilan -- a city in Judah
... Word Origin from Delilah Definition a city in Judah NASB Word Usage Dilean (1).
Dilean. Of uncertain derivation; Dilan, a place in Palestine -- Dilean. ...
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Library

A Strong Man who Lost his Strength
... THE OLD TESTAMENT A STRONG MAN WHO LOST HIS STRENGTH. Afterward, Samson fell
in love with a woman in the valley of Sorek, named Delilah. ...
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The Story of Samson, the Strong Man
... The name of this woman was Delilah. The rulers of the Philistines came to Delilah
and said to her: ... And Delilah tried again to find his secret. She said: ...
/.../marshall/the wonder book of bible stories/the story of samson the.htm

Sleep Not
... Alas! carnal security is a Delilah always. ... Now, what do I see in Samson while he
lies asleep in Delilah's lap. I see peril of the deadliest sort. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/sleep not.htm

Concerning the Fortitude of Samson, and what Mischiefs He Brought ...
... which thing was the beginning of his miseries; for he fell in love with a woman
that was a harlot among the Philistines: her name was Delilah, and he lived ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 8 concerning the fortitude.htm

Strength Profaned and Lost
... We are strong only as we keep our hearts clear of lower loves, and lean on God alone.
Delilah is most dangerous when honeyed words drop from her lips. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/strength profaned and lost.htm

Mutual Help.
... Samson, the giant, becomes the blinded, helpless slave, by trusting to false Delilah.
Ahab loses honour and life by making Jezebel his counsellor. ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon lxiv mutual help.htm

Come, Let us Hear How they Contend for victory: the Guilty Ones ...
... S., Samson who in respect of the lion's whelp, scorned thee, O Death: through
Delilah, frail vessel, I yoked him to the mill."20. ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn liii come let us.htm

How Long Standing an Evil Love of Money Is...
... almost lost the victory. 131. Why? Did not the woman Delilah's love of money
deceive Samson, the bravest man of all? [559] So he who ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxvi how long standing.htm

Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
... Samson could burst asunder green withes and new ropes, but when at last his darling
sin had bound him to his Delilah, that bond he could not snap, though it ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 16 1870/sinners bound with the cords.htm

Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
... Samson could burst asunder green withes and new ropes, but when at last his darling
sin had bound him to his Delilah, that bond he could not snap, though it ...
/.../spurgeon/sermons on proverbs/sinners bound with the cords.htm

Thesaurus
Delilah (7 Occurrences)
...DELILAH. de-li'-la (delilah, "dainty one," perhaps; Septuagint Daleida, Dalida):
The woman who betrayed Samson to the Philistines (Judges 16). ...
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Tied (33 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Judges 16:6 Delilah said to Samson, "Tell me, please, where your great
strength lies, and what you might be bound to afflict you." (See NIV). ...
/t/tied.htm - 16k

Mightest (21 Occurrences)
... Judges 16:6 And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great
strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee. ...
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Mocked (40 Occurrences)
... Judges 16:10 Delilah said to Samson, "Behold, you have mocked me, and told me lies:
now tell me, please, with which you might be bound." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY ...
/m/mocked.htm - 18k

Pin (10 Occurrences)
... piece of wood or metal (eg brass, Exodus 27:19) such as that used by weavers in
beating up the woof in the loom (Judges 16:14, where Delilah fastened Samson's ...
/p/pin.htm - 13k

Sorek (1 Occurrence)
... nachal soreq, "the valley of the choice (soreq) vine" (see VINE); sorech): "(Samson)
loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah" (Judges 16:4 ...
/s/sorek.htm - 9k

Samson (37 Occurrences)
... After this we have an account of his exploits at Gaza (16:1-3), and of his infatuation
for Delilah, and her treachery (16:4-20), and then of his melancholy ...
/s/samson.htm - 37k

Deli'lah (6 Occurrences)
Deli'lah. Delilah, Deli'lah. Delineation . Multi-Version Concordance Deli'lah
(6 Occurrences). ... (DBY RSV). Delilah, Deli'lah. Delineation . Reference Bible
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Bands (130 Occurrences)
... Judges 16:6 So Delilah said to Samson, Make clear to me now what is the secret of
your great strength, and how you may be put in bands and made feeble. (BBE). ...
/b/bands.htm - 37k

Fool (95 Occurrences)
... Judges 16:10 Delilah said to Samson, "Behold, you have mocked me, and told me lies:
now tell me, please, with which you might be bound." (See NIV). ...
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Concordance
Delilah (7 Occurrences)

Judges 16:4
It came to pass afterward, that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Judges 16:6
Delilah said to Samson, "Tell me, please, where your great strength lies, and what you might be bound to afflict you."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Judges 16:10
Delilah said to Samson, "Behold, you have mocked me, and told me lies: now tell me, please, with which you might be bound."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Judges 16:12
So Delilah took new ropes, and bound him therewith, and said to him, "The Philistines are on you, Samson!" The ambush was waiting in the inner chamber. He broke them off his arms like a thread.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Judges 16:13
Delilah said to Samson, "Until now, you have mocked me and told me lies. Tell me with what you might be bound." He said to her, "If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Judges 16:14
She fastened it with the pin, and said to him, "The Philistines are on you, Samson!" He awakened out of his sleep, and plucked away the pin of the beam, and the web.
(See NAS)

Judges 16:18
When Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, "Come up this once, for he has told me all his heart." Then the lords of the Philistines came up to her, and brought the money in their hand.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Delilah

Delilah or Delilah

Delilah: Samson's Mistress

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Pin (10 Occurrences)

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Deli'lah (6 Occurrences)

Bands (130 Occurrences)

Fool (95 Occurrences)

Lies (208 Occurrences)

Knotting (3 Occurrences)

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Loom (3 Occurrences)

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Withs (3 Occurrences)

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Fabric (8 Occurrences)

Tighten (1 Occurrence)

Tightly (14 Occurrences)

Threads (13 Occurrences)

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Delightsome (1 Occurrence)

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Thread (32 Occurrences)

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Sport (99 Occurrences)

Sleeping (69 Occurrences)

Loveth (88 Occurrences)

Cords (80 Occurrences)

Brake (80 Occurrences)

Thick (129 Occurrences)

Inner (141 Occurrences)

Chamber (73 Occurrences)

Secretly (104 Occurrences)

Lieth (135 Occurrences)

Feeble (147 Occurrences)

Broke (153 Occurrences)

Room (174 Occurrences)

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Afterward (113 Occurrences)

Valley (187 Occurrences)

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