Judges 15
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated Par ▾ 
1And it was after the days in the time of harvest of wheat, Samson commemorated his wife with a kid of the goats, and he said: “I will go to my wife to the bedroom”, and her father did not allow him to enter 2And her father said: I had thought that you hated her, and I gave her to your Groomsman. Behold, her younger sister who is better than she will be yours in her place”

3And Samson said to them: “I am more blameless than the Philistines, because I do evil with you” 4And went on Samson and he caught three hundred foxes and he took torches and tied on their tails two foxes as one and he tied one torch between two foxes, between two of their tails 5And he set fire to the torches and he left them in the standing grain of the Philistines, and he burned from the shocks of corn and unto the standing grain and unto the vineyards and unto the olive trees 6And the Philistines were saying: “Who has done this?” They said Samson, son in law of the Tamnite, because he took his wife and gave her to his Groomsman.” And Philistines came up and they burned her and her household father in fire 7And Samson said to them: “Even if you will do so, I am going to be avenged of you and then I will cease!” 8And he struck them with slaughter from their legs and unto their loins, a great slaughter, and he went on and dwelt in an overhang of a cliff of Atmin

9And the Philistines came up and camped in Yehuda 10And the men of Yehuda were saying: “Why have you come up?” They said, “To bind Samson we have come up, and we shall do to him as he did to us!” 11And three thousand men went down from Yehuda to the overhang that was at the cliff of Atmin, and they were saying to Samson: “Do you not know that the Philistines rule over us? Why have you done so to us?” He said to them: “According to what they have done, so I have done to them” 12They said to him: “We have come down to bind you and to deliver you into the hand of the Philistines.” He said to them, “Swear to me that you will not harm me yourselves!” 13They said to him, “No, but certainly to bind you, and we will deliver you into their hands, and certainly we will not kill you!” And they bound him with two new chains, and they brought him from the precipice where he was

14And he came unto Lekhi, and the Philistines rose up to kill him and The Spirit of LORD JEHOVAH gave prosperity to him, and the chains that were upon his arms became as fine linen that burned in fire, and the chains were released from his hands 15And he found the hard jawbone of a donkey, and he reached his hand and he took it and he killed one thousand men with it

16And Samson said: “With the jaw of a donkey, heaps in a heap of them, with the jaw of a donkey I have killed one thousand men!”

17And when he had finished speaking, he threw the jaw from his hand, and he called the name of that place, “The Blood of the Jawbone” 18And he was very thirsty and he called LORD JEHOVAH and said: “You have given into the hand of your Servant this great victory, and now shall I die of thirst or shall I fall into the hand of these uncircumcised men?” 19And LORD JEHOVAH God pierced the mouth opening of the jaw of the donkey, and waters went out from it and he drank, and his spirit returned, therefore the name of that country is called Ayn Qarna d’Paaka d’Khamra –“The spring of the corner of the donkey’s jaw” until today 20And he judged Israel in the days of the Philistines twenty years

The Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Translated by Glenn David Bauscher
Glenn David Bauscher
Lulu Publishing
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