When he came back later to marry her, he turned aside to observe the lion's carcass. Amazingly, there was a swarm of bees in the body of the lion, complete with honey.
The Amorites who lived in the hill country came out to engage you in battle. They pursued you like bees do and crushed you from Seir to Hormah.
They surrounded me like bees; but they will be extinguished like burning thorns. In the name of the LORD I will defeat them.
"At that time, the LORD will call for flies that will come from far away from the headwaters of Egypt's rivers and for bees that are in the land of Assyria.
I'll send hornets ahead of you and they'll drive out the Hivites, the Canaanites, and the Hittites before you.
He'll send plagues against them until the survivors who hide from you have perished.
"Then I sent hornets ahead of you to drive out two kings of the Amorites before you without your using either sword or bow.