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The New Revised Standard Version

Judges 16:1–3

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Samson and Delilah

16 Once Samson went to Gaza, where he saw a prostitute and went in to her. The Gazites were told,a “Samson has come here.” So they circled around and lay in wait for him all night at the city gate. They kept quiet all night, thinking, “Let us wait until the light of the morning; then we will kill him.” But Samson lay only until midnight. Then at midnight he rose up, took hold of the doors of the city gate and the two posts, pulled them up, bar and all, put them on his shoulders, and carried them to the top of the hill that is in front of Hebron.

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Gk: Heb lacks were told