Parallel Verses

King James Version

And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee.

New American Standard Bible

So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength is and how you may be bound to afflict you.”

Holman Bible

So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me, where does your great strength come from? How could someone tie you up and make you helpless?”

International Standard Version

So Delilah asked Samson, "Please tell me the secret to your great strength and how you may be tied up and tortured."

A Conservative Version

And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, in what thy great strength lays, and with what thou might be bound to afflict thee.

American Standard Version

And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee.

Amplified

So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength lies and with what you may be bound and subdued.”

Bible in Basic English

So Delilah said to Samson, Make clear to me now what is the secret of your great strength, and how you may be put in bands and made feeble.

Darby Translation

And Deli'lah said to Samson, "Please tell me wherein your great strength lies, and how you might be bound, that one could subdue you."

Julia Smith Translation

And Delilah will say to Samson, Announce now to me in what is thy great strength, and in what thou shalt be bound to humble thee.

King James 2000

And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray you, where your great strength lies, and with what you might be bound to afflict you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Delilah said to Samson, "Please tell me what makes your strength so great, and with what can you be tied up to subdue you?"

Modern King James verseion

And Delilah said to Samson, Please tell me where your great strength lies, and with what you may be bound to afflict you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Delilah said to Samson, "Oh, tell me where thy great strength lieth, and if thou were bound wherewith men might constrain thee."

NET Bible

So Delilah said to Samson, "Tell me what makes you so strong and how you can be subdued and humiliated."

New Heart English Bible

Delilah said to Samson, "Please tell me where your great strength lies, and how you can be bound and subdued."

The Emphasized Bible

So Delilah said unto Samson, Do tell me, I pray thee, wherein lieth thy great strength, - and wherewith thou mightest be bound, to humble thee.

Webster

And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, in what thy great strength lieth, and with what thou mayest be bound to afflict thee.

World English Bible

Delilah said to Samson, "Please tell me where your great strength lies, and what you might be bound to afflict you."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Delilah saith unto Samson, 'Declare, I pray thee, to me, wherein thy great power is, and wherewith thou art bound, to afflict thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּלילה 
D@liylah 
Usage: 6

to Samson
שׁמשׁון 
Shimshown 
Usage: 38

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound
אסר 
'acar 
Usage: 70

to afflict
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Samson And Delilah

5 And the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and said unto her, Entice him, and see wherein his great strength lieth, and by what means we may prevail against him, that we may bind him to afflict him: and we will give thee every one of us eleven hundred pieces of silver. 6 And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee. 7 And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.


Cross References

Psalm 12:2

They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Proverbs 6:26

For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

Proverbs 7:21

With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

Proverbs 22:14

The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Jeremiah 9:2-5

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Micah 7:2

The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Micah 7:5

Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.

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