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Title: What Was Samson Thinking in Judges 16,17 and 16,20?
Author(s): SCHIPPER, Jeremy
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 92    Issue: 1   Date: 2011   
Pages: 60-69
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.92.1.3188795

Abstract :
Samson’s recorded thoughts in Judg 16,20 seem to contradict the narrator’s statements in 16,17.18 that Samson 'told [Delilah] his whole heart'. This article will discuss this apparent contradiction by examining some of the costs and benefits of Samson’s divinely inspired strength.

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