Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Then Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" He strained with all his strength until the building collapsed on the officials and every person in it. As a result, the dead whom he killed at his death were more than those whom he killed during his lifetime.

New American Standard Bible

And Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" And he bent with all his might so that the house fell on the lords and all the people who were in it. So the dead whom he killed at his death were more than those whom he killed in his life.

King James Version

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.

Holman Bible

Samson said, “Let me die with the Philistines.” He pushed with all his might, and the temple fell on the leaders and all the people in it. And the dead he killed at his death were more than those he had killed in his life.

A Conservative Version

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might, and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were in it. So the dead that he killed at his death were more than those tha

American Standard Version

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead that he slew at his death were more than they that he slew in his life.

Amplified

And Samson cried, Let me die with the Philistines! And he bowed himself mightily, and the house fell upon the princes and upon all the people that were in it. So the dead whom he slew at his death were more than they whom he slew in his life.

Bible in Basic English

And Samson said, Let death overtake me with the Philistines. And he put out all his strength, and the house came down on the chiefs and on all the people who were in it. So the dead whom he sent to destruction by his death were more than all those on whom he had sent destruction in his life.

Darby Translation

And Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines." Then he bowed with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords and upon all the people that were in it. So the dead whom he slew at his death were more than those whom he had slain during his life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he pushed with all his might, and the house fell upon the cardinals and upon all the people that were in it. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than those which he slew in his life.

Julia Smith Translation

And Samson will say, My soul shall die with Philisteim. And he will bow with strength, and the house will fall upon the princes and upon all the people which are in it And the dead will be more which he killed in his death than which he killed in his life.

King James 2000

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead whom he slew at his death were more than they whom he slew in his life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines." And he pushed with [all his] strength, and the house fell on the rulers and all of the people who [were] with him. And the dead whom he killed in his death were more than those he killed in his life.

Modern King James verseion

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself mightily, and the house fell upon the lords and upon all the people in it. So the dead whom he killed at his death were more than those he killed in his life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said, "My soul die with the Philistines," and bowed them with might. And the house fell upon the lords and upon all the people that were therein. And so the dead which he slew at his death, were more than they which he slew in his life.

NET Bible

Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" He pushed hard and the temple collapsed on the rulers and all the people in it. He killed many more people in his death than he had killed during his life.

New Heart English Bible

Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines." He bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell on the lords, and on all the people who were therein. So the dead that he killed at his death were more than those who he killed in his life.

The Emphasized Bible

And Samson said - Let my soul die with the Philistines! And he bowed mightily, and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead, whom he slew at his death, were more than they whom he slew in his life.

Webster

And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were in it. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.

World English Bible

Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" He bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell on the lords, and on all the people who were therein. So the dead that he killed at his death were more than those who he killed in his life.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Samson saith, 'Let me die with the Philistines,' and he inclineth himself powerfully, and the house falleth on the princes, and on all the people who are in it, and the dead whom he hath put to death in his death are more than those whom he put to death in his life.

Interlinear

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

Let me die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

with the Philistines
פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

and the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

upon the lords
סרן 
Ceren 
Usage: 22

and upon all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

that were therein. So the dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

which he slew
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

at his death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Context Readings

Samson's Defeat And Death

29 Then Samson grabbed the two middle pillars upon which the house rested and braced himself against them with one pillar in his right hand and the other in his left. 30 Then Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" He strained with all his strength until the building collapsed on the officials and every person in it. As a result, the dead whom he killed at his death were more than those whom he killed during his lifetime. 31 Afterwards, his brothers and his father's household servants came down, took him, brought him back, and buried him in his father Manoah's tomb between Zorah and Eshtaol. He had governed Israel for 20 years.



Cross References

Matthew 16:25

Whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it,

Genesis 3:15

"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."

Judges 14:19

Then the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, killed 30 men, took their belongings, and gave the garments to those who had told him the solution to the riddle. He remained furious, left for his father's house,

Judges 15:8

So he attacked them ruthlessly in a massive slaughter, then left to live in the caves of Etam.

Judges 15:15

He happened upon a jawbone from a putrefying donkey, reached out to grab it, and killed 1,000 men with it.

Job 20:5

The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.

Job 31:3

if not calamity that is due the unjust, and misfortune that is due those who practice iniquity?

Psalm 62:3

How long will you rage against someone? Would you attack him as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering fence?

Ecclesiastes 9:12

In addition, no human being knows his time: Like fish captured in a cruel net, or as birds caught in a snare, so also are human beings caught by bad timing that surprises them.

Matthew 24:38-39

In those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark.

Acts 20:24

But I don't place any value on my life, if only I can finish my race and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.

Acts 21:13

At this Paul replied, "What do you mean by crying and breaking my heart? I'm ready not only to be tied up in Jerusalem but even to die for the name of the Lord Jesus!"

Philippians 2:8

and lived in all humility, death on a cross obeying.

Philippians 2:17

Yet even if I am being poured out like an offering as part of the sacrifice and service I offer for your faith, I rejoice, and I share my joy with all of you.

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of the Messiah by risking his life to complete what remained unfinished in your service to me.

Colossians 2:15

And when he had disarmed the rulers and the authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in the cross.

1 Thessalonians 5:2

for you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, he himself also shared the same things, so that by his death he might destroy the one who has the power of death (that is, the Devil)

Hebrews 12:1-4

Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us,

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