“‘If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.(A)

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39 So Eleazar the priest(A) collected the bronze censers brought by those who had been burned to death,(B) and he had them hammered out to overlay the altar,

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15 On the fourth[a] day, they said to Samson’s wife, “Coax(A) your husband into explaining the riddle for us, or we will burn you and your father’s household to death.(B) Did you invite us here to steal our property?”

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 14:15 Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac; Hebrew seventh

When the Philistines asked, “Who did this?” they were told, “Samson, the Timnite’s son-in-law, because his wife was given to his companion.(A)

So the Philistines went up and burned her(B) and her father to death.(C)

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