And they sent a message to me four times like this, and I returned an answer like this to them.
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?"
Delilah said to Samson, "Look, you have mocked me and told me lies. Please tell me how you can be bound."
And she said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and you have not told me how your strength is [so] great."
She persuades him with the greatness of her teachings; with her smooth lips she compels him.
yet because this widow is causing trouble for me, I will grant her justice, so that she does not wear me down in the end [by her] coming back!'"
So then, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, [because you] know that your labor is not [in] vain in the Lord.