Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 He scooped some honey into his hands and ate it as he went along. When he returned to his father and mother, he gave some to them and they ate it. But he did not tell them that he had scooped the honey from the lion’s carcass. 10 His father went to visit the woman, and Samson prepared a feast there, as young men were accustomed to do. 11 When the Philistines saw him, they brought 30 men to accompany him.


Cross References

Genesis 29:22

So Laban invited all the men of the place to a feast.

Esther 1:7-22

Beverages were served in an array of gold goblets, each with a different design. Royal wine flowed freely, according to the king’s bounty

Ecclesiastes 10:19

A feast is prepared for laughter,
and wine makes life happy,
and money is the answer for everything.

Matthew 22:2-4

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

John 2:9

When the chief servant tasted the water (after it had become wine), he did not know where it came from—though the servants who had drawn the water knew. He called the groom

Revelation 19:9

Then he said to me, “Write: Those invited to the marriage feast of the Lamb are fortunate!” He also said to me, “These words of God are true.”

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