Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And Samson said to her, If they bind me with seven green cords that were never dried, then I shall be weak and be as another man.

New American Standard Bible

Samson said to her, “If they bind me with seven fresh cords that have not been dried, then I will become weak and be like any other man.”

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Samson told her, “If they tie me up with seven fresh bowstrings that have not been dried, I will become weak and be like any other man.”

International Standard Version

Samson replied, "If I'm tied up with seven green cords that have never been dried out, then I'll become weak and just like any other human being."

A Conservative Version

And Samson said to her, If they bind me with seven green withes that were never dried, then I shall become weak, and be as another man.

American Standard Version

And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withes that were never dried, then shall I become weak, and be as another man.

Amplified

Samson said to her, “If they bind me with seven fresh cords (tendons) that have not been dried, then I will be weak and be like any [other] man.”

Bible in Basic English

And Samson said to her, If seven new bow-cords which have never been made dry are knotted round me, I will become feeble and will be like any other man.

Darby Translation

And Samson said to her, "If they bind me with seven fresh bowstrings which have not been dried, then I shall become weak, and be like any other man."

Julia Smith Translation

And Samson will say to her, If they shall bind me with seven moist cords that were not dried, and I was weak and shall be as another man.

King James 2000

And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green cords that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Samson said to her, "If you tie me up with seven fresh bowstrings that are not dried up, I will become weak like everyone else."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Samson said unto her, "If men bound me with seven ropes of fresh sinews that were never dried, I should be weak and as another man."

NET Bible

Samson said to her, "If they tie me up with seven fresh bowstrings that have not been dried, I will become weak and be just like any other man."

New Heart English Bible

Samson said to her, "If they bind me with seven green cords that were never dried, then shall I become weak, and be as another man."

The Emphasized Bible

And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green cords, that have not been dried, then shall I become weak, and be as any other man.

Webster

And Samson said to her, If they bind me with seven green withs, that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.

World English Bible

Samson said to her, "If they bind me with seven green cords that were never dried, then shall I become weak, and be as another man."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Samson saith unto her, 'If they bind me with seven green withs which have not been dried, then I have been weak, and have been as one of the human race.'

Interlinear

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

אסר 
'acar 
Usage: 70

me with seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

לח 
Lach 
Usage: 6

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

and be as another
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Samson And Delilah

6 And Delilah said to Samson, Please tell me where your great strength lies, and with what you may be bound to afflict you. 7 And Samson said to her, If they bind me with seven green cords that were never dried, then I shall be weak and be as another man. 8 Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven green cords which had not been dried, and she bound him with them.


Cross References

Judges 16:10

And Delilah said to Samson, Behold, you have mocked me and told me lies. Now, please, tell me with what you may be bound.

1 Samuel 19:17

And Saul said to Michal, Why have you deceived me so, and sent away my enemy so that he has escaped? And Michal answered Saul, He said to me, Let me go; why should I kill you?

1 Samuel 21:2-3

And David said to Ahimelech the priest, The king has commanded me a business and has said to me, Let no man know anything of the business about which I send you, and what I have sent you. And I have sent servants to such and such a place.

1 Samuel 27:10

And Achish said, Where have you made a raid today? And David said, Against the south of Judah, and against the south of the Jerahmeelites, and against the south of the Kenites.

Proverbs 12:19

The lips of truth shall be established forever, but only while I wink is a lying tongue.

Proverbs 17:7

An excellent lip is not fitting for a fool; much less are lying lips fitting for a prince.

Romans 3:8

And not rather, (as we are wrongly accused, and as some affirm that we say), Let us do bad things that good may come? Their condemnation is just.

Galatians 6:7

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows, that he also will reap.

Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, having put off the old man with his deeds

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