The men of the tribe of Judah asked them, “Why have you Philistines come here to fight us?” They answered, “We have come to get Samson. We want to make him our prisoner. We want to punish him for what he has done to our people.”
The men of Judah asked them, “Why have you come here to fight us?” They answered, “We have come to make Samson our prisoner, to ·pay him back for what he did to our people [L do to him as he did to us].”
The Philistines set out and made camp in Judah, preparing to attack Lehi (Jawbone). When the men of Judah asked, “Why have you come up against us?” they said, “We’re out to get Samson. We’re going after Samson to do to him what he did to us.”
Men of Judah(to the company of Philistines): Why are you doing this? Philistines: We’ve come up to capture Samson, to make him suffer the way he has made us suffer. Then 3,000 men of Judah went to the rock of Etam to talk to Samson.
And men of the lineage of Judah said to them, Why have ye gone up against us? The which answered, We come that we bind Samson (And they answered, We have come so that we can bind up Samson), and yield to him (for) those things the which he [hath] wrought against us.
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