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The Emphasized Bible

And Samson said unto them, I pray you let me put you forth a riddle, - if ye, tell, it me, within the seven days of the banquet, and find it out, then will I give you thirty linen wraps and thirty changes of raiment;

New American Standard Bible

Then Samson said to them, “Let me now propound a riddle to you; if you will indeed tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen wraps and thirty changes of clothes.

King James Version

And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a riddle unto you: if ye can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty change of garments:

Holman Bible

“Let me tell you a riddle,” Samson said to them. “If you can explain it to me during the seven days of the feast and figure it out, I will give you 30 linen garments and 30 changes of clothes.

International Standard Version

"Let me tell you a riddle," Samson told them. "If you can solve it during this week-long festival, I'll give you 30 linen garments and 30 formal garments.

A Conservative Version

And Samson said to them, Let me now put forth a riddle to you. If ye can declare it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of raiment,

American Standard Version

And Samson said unto them, Let me now put forth a riddle unto you: if ye can declare it unto me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of raiment;

Amplified

Then Samson said to them, “Let me now ask you a riddle; if you can tell me what it is within the seven days of the feast, and solve it, then I will give you thirty linen tunics (undergarments) and thirty changes of [outer] clothing.

Bible in Basic English

And Samson said, Now I have a hard question for you: if you are able to give me the answer before the seven days of the feast are over, I will give you thirty linen robes and thirty changes of clothing;

Darby Translation

And Samson said to them, "Let me now put a riddle to you; if you can tell me what it is, within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty festal garments;

Julia Smith Translation

And Samson will say to them, I will propose to you an enigma: if announcing, ye shall announce it to me in seven days of the drinking, and ye find out, and I will give to you thirty wide garments and thirty exchanges of garments:

King James 2000

And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a riddle unto you: if you can certainly declare it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Samson said to them, "Let me tell you a riddle. If you can fully explain it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find [it out], I will give to you thirty linen garments and thirty festal garments.

Modern King James verseion

And Samson said to them, I will now put forth a riddle to you. If you certainly tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen blouses and thirty changes of garments.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Samson said unto them, "I will put forth a riddle unto you. And if you can declare it within seven days of the feast and find it out, I will give you thirty shirts and thirty changes of garments:

NET Bible

Samson said to them, "I will give you a riddle. If you really can solve it during the seven days the party lasts, I will give you thirty linen robes and thirty sets of clothes.

New Heart English Bible

Samson said to them, "Let me now put forth a riddle to you. If you can explain it to me within the seven days of the feast, and figure it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing.

Webster

And Samson said to them, I will now propose a riddle to you: if ye can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty change of garments:

World English Bible

Samson said to them, "Let me tell you a riddle now. If you can declare it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing;

Youngs Literal Translation

And Samson saith to them, 'Let me, I pray you, put forth to you a riddle; if ye certainly declare it to me in the seven days of the banquet, and have found it out, then I have given to you thirty linen shirts, and thirty changes of garments;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמשׁון 
Shimshown 
Usage: 38

unto them, I will now put forth
חוּד 
Chuwd 
Usage: 4

a riddle
חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

it me within the seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of the feast
משׁתּה 
Mishteh 
Usage: 46

and find it out
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

then I will give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׁלשׁים שׁלושׁים 
Sh@lowshiym 
Usage: 172

סדין 
Cadiyn 
Usage: 4

and thirty
שׁלשׁים שׁלושׁים 
Sh@lowshiym 
Usage: 172

חליפה 
Chaliyphah 
Usage: 12

Context Readings

Samson Marries

11 And it came to pass, because they feared him, that they took thirty companions, who remained with him. 12 And Samson said unto them, I pray you let me put you forth a riddle, - if ye, tell, it me, within the seven days of the banquet, and find it out, then will I give you thirty linen wraps and thirty changes of raiment; 13 but, if ye cannot tell me, then shall, ye, give me thirty linen wraps, and thirty changes of raiment. And they said unto him, Put forth thy riddle, that we may hear it.



Cross References

Genesis 45:22

to all of them, gave he to each man changes of raiment, - but, to Benjamin, he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment.

Ezekiel 17:2

Son of man Put thou forth a riddle And speak thou a parable,- Unto the house of Israel:

1 Kings 10:1

And, when, the queen of Sheba, heard the report of Solomon, as pertaining to the Name of Yahweh, she came to prove him, with abstruse questions.

2 Kings 5:5

And the king of Syria said - Go, get in, that I may send a letter unto the king of Israel. So he went, and took in his hand ten talents of silver, and six thousand pieces of gold, and ten changes of raiment.

2 Kings 5:22

And he said, All is well. My lord, hath sent me to say, Lo! just now, have come unto me, two young men out of the hill country of Ephraim, of the sons of the prophets, - give for them, I pray thee, a talent, of silver, and two changes of raiment.

Proverbs 1:6

By gaining discernment of proverb, and satire, the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

Genesis 29:27-28

Fulfil the week of this one, - then must we give thee, the other one also, for the service wherewith thou shalt serve with me, yet seven years more.

2 Chronicles 7:8

And Solomon made a festival - at that time - for seven days, and all Israel with him, an exceeding great convocation, - from the entering in of Hamath, unto the ravine of Egypt.

Psalm 49:4

I will bend, to a by-word, mine ear, I will open, on the lyre, mine enigma.

Ezekiel 20:49

Then said I, Ah! My Lord Yahweh: They are saying of me, Is not he a putter forth of parables?

Matthew 6:19

Be not laying up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where, moth and rust, do tarnish, and where, thieves, dig through and steal;

Matthew 13:13

For this reason, in parables, unto them, do I speak, - because, seeing, they see not, and, hearing, they hear not, - neither do they understand.

Matthew 13:34

All these things, spake Jesus in parables, unto the multitudes, and, without a parable, was he speaking, nothing, unto them:

Matthew 27:28

and, unclothing him, a scarlet scarf, put they about him, -

Mark 14:51-52

And, a certain young man, was following with him, having cast about himself a fine Indian cloth, over his naked body, - and they are securing him;

Luke 14:7

And he went on to speak, unto the invited, a parable, - observing how, the first couches, they were choosing; saying unto them -

John 16:29

His disciples say - See! now, openly, art thou speaking, and, not a single similitude, art thou using:

1 Corinthians 13:12

For we see, as yet, through a dim window, obscurely, but, then, face to face: as yet, I gain knowledge, in part, but, then, shall I fully know, even as I was also fully known.

James 5:2

Your wealth, hath rotted, and, your garments, have become, moth-eaten, -

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