Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.

Bible References

The philistines

Judges 5:30
Are they not finding, are they not dividing the spoil?
A maiden, two maidens for every warrior;
To Sisera a spoil of dyed work,
A spoil of dyed work embroidered,
Dyed work of double embroidery on the neck of the spoiler?’
Judges 16:24
When the people saw him, they praised their god, for they said,
“Our god has given our enemy into our hands,
Even the destroyer of our country,
Who has slain many of us.”
Exodus 14:3
For Pharaoh will say of the sons of Israel, ‘They are wandering aimlessly in the land; the wilderness has shut them in.’
1 Samuel 4:5
As the ark of the covenant of the Lord came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth resounded.
Job 20:5
That the triumphing of the wicked is short,
And the joy of the godless momentary?
Micah 7:8
Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy.
Though I fall I will rise;
Though I dwell in darkness, the Lord is a light for me.

The cords

Judges 16:9
Now she had men lying in wait in an inner room. And she said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he snapped the cords as a string of tow snaps when it touches fire. So his strength was not discovered.
1 Samuel 17:35
I went out after him and attacked him, and rescued it from his mouth; and when he rose up against me, I seized him by his beard and struck him and killed him.
Psalm 18:34
He trains my hands for battle,
So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
Psalm 118:11
They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me;
In the name of the Lord I will surely cut them off.
Philippians 4:3
Indeed, true companion, I ask you also to help these women who have shared my struggle in the cause of the gospel, together with Clement also and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.