Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 And he taketh it down on to his hands, and goeth on, going and eating; and he goeth unto his father, and unto his mother, and giveth to them, and they eat, and he hath not declared to them that from the body of the lion he took down the honey. 10 And his father goeth down unto the woman, and Samson maketh there a banquet, for so the young men do; 11 and it cometh to pass when they see him, that they take thirty companions, and they are with him.


Cross References

Genesis 29:22

and Laban gathereth all the men of the place, and maketh a banquet.

Esther 1:7-22

and the giving of drink in vessels of gold, and the vessels are divers vessels, and the royal wine is abundant, as a memorial of the king.

Ecclesiastes 10:19

For mirth they are making a feast, And wine maketh life joyful, And the silver answereth with all.

Matthew 22:2-4

'The reign of the heavens was likened to a man, a king, who made marriage-feasts for his son,

John 2:9

And as the director of the apartment tasted the water become wine, and knew not whence it is, (but the ministrants knew, who have drawn the water,) the director of the feast doth call the bridegroom,

Revelation 19:9

And he saith to me, 'Write: Happy are they who to the supper of the marriage of the Lamb have been called;' and he saith to me, 'These are the true words of God;'

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