King James Bible
But it came to pass within a while after, in the time of wheat harvest, that Samson visited4 his wife with a kid; 5795 and he said,4 I will go in4 to my wife into the chamber. But her father would not suffer1 him to go in.2
And her father said,4 I verily2 thought1 that thou hadst utterly2 hated1 her; therefore I gave4 her to thy companion: [is] not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray thee, instead of her.
Then the Philistines said,4 Who hath done1 this? And they answered,4 Samson, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken1 his wife, and given4 her to his companion. And the Philistines came up,4 and burnt4 her and her father with fire.
Then three thousand men of Judah went4 to the top of the rock Etam, and said4 to Samson, Knowest1 thou not that the Philistines [are] rulers6 over us? what [is] this [that] thou hast done1 unto us? And he said4 unto them, As they did1 unto me, so have I done1 unto them.
And they said4 unto him, We are come down1 to bind2 thee, that we may deliver2 thee into the hand of the Philistines. And Samson said4 unto them, Swear10 unto me, that ye will not fall upon4 me yourselves.
And they spake4 unto him, saying,2 No; but we will bind4 thee fast,2 and deliver1 thee into their hand: but surely53 we will not kill55 thee. And they bound4 him with two new cords, and brought him up55 from the rock.
[And] when he came1 unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted52 against2 him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily4 upon him, and the cords that [were] upon his arms became as flax that was burnt1 with fire, and his bands loosed11 from off his hands.
And he was sore athirst,4 and called4 on the LORD, and said,4 Thou hast given1 this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant: and now shall I die4 for thirst, and fall1 into the hand of the uncircumcised?
But God clave4 an hollow place that [was] in the jaw, and there came water thereout;4 and when he had drunk,4 his spirit came again,4 and he revived:4 wherefore he called1 the name thereof Enhakkore, which [is] in Lehi unto this day.
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