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Bible Verse Dictionary

Judges 16:9 - Thread

Judges 16:9 - Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber. And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he brake the withs, as a thread of tow is broken when it toucheth the fire. So his strength was not known.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Now there were men lying in wait H693 אָרַב
abiding H3427 יָשַׁב
with her in the chamber H2315 חֶדֶר
And she said H559 אָמַר
unto H413 אֵל
him The Philistines H6430 פְּלִשְׁתִּי
be upon H5921 עַל
thee Samson H8123 שִׁמְשׁוֹן
And he brake H5423 נָתַק
the withs H3499 יֶתֶר
as H834 אֲשֶׁר
a thread H6616 פָּתִיל
of tow H5296 נְעֹרֶת
is broken H5423 נָתַק
when it toucheth H7306 רוּחַ
the fire H784 אֵשׁ
So his strength H3581 כֹּחַ
was not H3808 לֹא
known H3045 יָדַע

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.