Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Samson’s wife was given to his companion who had been his friend.

King James Version

But Samson's wife was given to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.

Holman Bible

and his wife was given to one of the men who had accompanied him.

International Standard Version

and Samson's wife went to the best man at his wedding.

A Conservative Version

But Samson's wife was [given] to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.

American Standard Version

But Samson's wife was given to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.

Amplified

But Samson’s wife was given to his companion who had been his friend.

Bible in Basic English

But Samson's wife was given to the friend who had been his best man.

Darby Translation

And Samson's wife was given to his companion, who had been his best man.

Julia Smith Translation

And Samson's wife will be to his companion who was friend to him.

King James 2000

But Samson's wife was given to his companion, whom he had used as his best man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Samson's wife was [given] to his companion who [was] his best man.

Modern King James verseion

But Samson's wife was given to his companion, who had served as his friend.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Samson's wife was given to one of his companions that bare him company.

NET Bible

Samson's bride was then given to his best man.

New Heart English Bible

But Samson's wife was given to his companion, who had been his friend.

The Emphasized Bible

And the wife of Samson was given unto his companion who had served him as his friend.

Webster

But Samson's wife was given to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.

World English Bible

But Samson's wife was [given] to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Samson's wife becometh his companion's, who is his friend.

Interlinear

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

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

מרע 
merea` 
Usage: 7

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Samson Marries

19 And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon and slew thirty men of them and taking their spoil, he gave the changes of garments to those who had explained the enigma. And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house. 20 But Samson’s wife was given to his companion who had been his friend.



Cross References

Judges 15:2

And her father said, I was persuaded that thou didst utterly hate her; therefore, I gave her to thy companion. Is not her younger sister fairer than she? Take her, I pray thee, instead of her.

John 3:29

He that has the bride is the bridegroom, but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice; this my joy therefore is fulfilled.

Judges 15:6

Then the Philistines said, Who has done this? And they answered, Samson, the son-in-law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife and given her to his companion. And the Philistines came up and burnt her and her father with fire.

Psalm 55:12-13

For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it, neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:

Jeremiah 9:5

And they will deceive each one his neighbour and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Micah 7:5

Do not believe in a friend, do not trust in a prince; from her that lies at thy side, take care, open not thy mouth.

Matthew 26:49-50

And forthwith he came to Jesus and said, Receive joy, master; and kissed him.

John 13:18

I speak not of you all; I know whom I have chosen; but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eats bread with me has lifted up his heel against me,

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