Samson’s Philistine Wife

14 Now Samson went down (A)to Timnah, and (B)saw a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines. So he went up and told his father and mother, saying, “I have seen a woman in Timnah of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore, (C)get her for me as a wife.”

Then his father and mother said to him, “Is there no woman among the daughters of (D)your brethren, or among all my people, that you must go and get a wife from the (E)uncircumcised Philistines?”

And Samson said to his father, “Get her for me, for [a]she pleases me well.”

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 14:3 Lit. she is right in my eyes