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(like the sun), son of Manoah, a man of the town of Zorah in the tribe of Dan, on the border of Judah. (Joshua 15:33; 19:41) (B.C. 1161). The miraculous circumstances of his birth are recorded in Judges 13; and the three following chapters are devoted to the history of his life and exploits. Samson […]

-A judge (leader, hero) of Israel Jud 16:31 -A Danite, son of Manoah; miraculous birth of; a Nazarite from his mother’ s womb; the mother forbidden to drink wine or strong drink, or to eat any ceremonially unclean thing during gestation Jud 13:2-7,24,25 -Desires a Philistine woman for his wife; kills a lion Jud 14:1-7 […]

Of the sun, the son of Manoah, born at Zorah. The narrative of his life is given in Judg. 13-16. He was a “Nazarite unto God” from his birth, the first Nazarite mentioned in Scripture (Judg. 13:3-5; comp. Num. 6:1-21). The first recorded event of his life was his marriage with a Philistine woman of […]