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 made 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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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