Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then his father went down to the woman; and Samson made a feast there, for the young men customarily did this.

King James Version

So his father went down unto the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.

Holman Bible

His father went to visit the woman, and Samson prepared a feast there, as young men were accustomed to do.

International Standard Version

Later on, when his father went down to visit the woman, Samson threw a party there, since young men customarily did this.

A Conservative Version

And his father went down to the woman, and Samson made a feast there, for so the young men used to do.

American Standard Version

And his father went down unto the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.

Amplified

His father went down to the woman, and Samson prepared a feast there, for that was the customary thing for young men to do.

Bible in Basic English

Then Samson went down to the woman, and made a feast there, as was the way among young men.

Darby Translation

And his father went down to the woman, and Samson made a feast there; for so the young men used to do.

Julia Smith Translation

And his father will go down to the woman; and Samson will make there a drinking, for so did the young men.

King James 2000

So his father went down unto the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His father went down to the woman, and Samson prepared there a feast, as young men were accustomed to doing this.

Modern King James verseion

And his father went down to the woman. And Samson made a feast there, for so the young men used to do.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when his father was come unto the woman, Samson made there a feast, for so used the young men to do.

NET Bible

Then Samson's father accompanied him to Timnah for the marriage. Samson hosted a party there, for this was customary for bridegrooms to do.

New Heart English Bible

His father went down to the woman, and Samson made a feast there, since young men used to do so.

The Emphasized Bible

And his father went down unto the woman, - and Samson made there a banquet, for, so, used the young men, to do.

Webster

So his father went down to the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.

World English Bible

His father went down to the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do.

Youngs Literal Translation

And his father goeth down unto the woman, and Samson maketh there a banquet, for so the young men do;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

unto the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and Samson
שׁמשׁון 
Shimshown 
Usage: 38

משׁתּה 
Mishteh 
Usage: 46

for so used the young men
בּחר בּחוּר 
Bachuwr 
Usage: 46

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Samson Marries

9 So he scraped the honey into his hands and went on, eating as he went. When he came to his father and mother, he gave some to them and they ate it; but he did not tell them that he had scraped the honey out of the body of the lion. 10 Then his father went down to the woman; and Samson made a feast there, for the young men customarily did this. 11 When they saw him, they brought thirty companions to be with him.


Cross References

Genesis 29:22

Laban gathered all the men of the place and made a feast.

Esther 1:7-22

Drinks were served in golden vessels of various kinds, and the royal wine was plentiful according to the king’s bounty.

Ecclesiastes 10:19

Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer to everything.

Matthew 22:2-4

The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.

John 2:9

When the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter *called the bridegroom,

Revelation 19:9

Then he *said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.’” And he *said to me, “These are true words of God.”

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