Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The rulers of the Philistines gathered to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to celebrate. They said, "Our god has handed Samson, our enemy, over to us."

New American Standard Bible

Now the lords of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice, for they said, "Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hands."

King James Version

Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Holman Bible

Now the Philistine leaders gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to their god Dagon. They rejoiced and said:Our god has handed over
our enemy Samson to us.

International Standard Version

Some time later, the Philistine officials got together to present a magnificent sacrifice to their god Dagon, and to throw a party, because they were claiming, "Our god has given Samson into our control!"

A Conservative Version

And the lords of the Philistines gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice, for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

American Standard Version

And the lords of the Philistines gathered them together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice; for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Amplified

Then the Philistine lords gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to rejoice, for they said, Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hands.

Bible in Basic English

And the chiefs of the Philistines came together to make a great offering to Dagon their god, and to be glad; for they said, Our god has given into our hands Samson our hater.

Darby Translation

Now the lords of the Philistines gathered to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice; for they said, "Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hand."

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the cardinals of the Philistines gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god and to rejoice, for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hands.

Julia Smith Translation

And the princes of Philisteim gathered together to sacrifice a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice: and they will say, Our god gave into our hand Samson our enemy.

King James 2000

Then the lords of the Philistines gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The rulers of [the] Philistines had gathered to sacrifice a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to rejoice. And they said, "Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hand."

Modern King James verseion

Then the lords of the Philistines gathered in order to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice. For they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together, for to offer a solemn offering unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, "Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hands."

New Heart English Bible

The lords of the Philistines gathered them together to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to celebrate; for they said, "Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand."

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the lords of the Philistines, had gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice, - and they said, Our god hath delivered into our hand, Samson our enemy.

Webster

Then the lords of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

World English Bible

The lords of the Philistines gathered them together to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice; for they said, "Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the princes of the Philistines have been gathered together to sacrifice a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice; and they say, 'Our god hath given into our hand Samson our enemy.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the lords
סרן 
Ceren 
Usage: 22

of the Philistines
פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

for to offer
זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

זבח 
Zebach 
Usage: 162

דּגון 
Dagown 
Usage: 13

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and to rejoice
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׁמשׁון 
Shimshown 
Usage: 38

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Samson And Delilah

22 His hair began to grow back after it had been shaved off. 23 The rulers of the Philistines gathered to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to celebrate. They said, "Our god has handed Samson, our enemy, over to us." 24 When the people saw him, they praised their god, saying, "Our god has handed our enemy over to us, the one who ruined our land and killed so many of us!"



Cross References

1 Samuel 5:2-5

The Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the temple of Dagon, where they positioned it beside Dagon.

1 Chronicles 10:10

They placed his armor in the temple of their gods and hung his head in the temple of Dagon.

Job 30:9-10

"And now I have become their taunt song; I have become a byword among them.

Psalm 35:15-16

But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together; they gathered together to ambush me. They tore at me without stopping to rest.

Proverbs 24:17

Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and when he stumbles do not let your heart rejoice,

Jeremiah 2:11

Has a nation ever changed its gods (even though they are not really gods at all)? But my people have exchanged me, their glorious God, for a god that cannot help them at all!

Micah 4:5

Though all the nations follow their respective gods, we will follow the Lord our God forever.

Romans 1:23-25

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for an image resembling mortal human beings or birds or four-footed animals or reptiles.

1 Corinthians 8:4-5

With regard then to eating food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol in this world is nothing," and that "there is no God but one."

1 Corinthians 10:20

No, I mean that what the pagans sacrifice is to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be partners with demons.

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