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Samson’s birth was predicted to the barren wife of Manoah, by an angel of God who at the same time instructed her as to the nature of his upbringing and work.
The family of Samson belonged to the tribe of Dan and lived at Zorah (v 2) in the Shephelah (Palestine Under Joshua and the Judges), not far from the territory of the Philistines, hence probably felt the brunt of Philistine oppressive rule.
Samson’s recorded acts may be divided into 5 episodes, but it should be remembered that neither his whole life nor all his performances of heroism are recorded in the Bible (see Jgs 13:25).
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - SAMSON.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
So infatuated was Samson with a Philistine woman of Timnah that, overcoming the objections of his parents, he married her.
Samson again displays his wrath, and through the strange plan of turning loose pairs of foxes with firebrands between their tails, he burns the grain of the Philistines.
Samson's revenge at the feast of Dagon was the end of a life that was full of tragic events.
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 Samson - God's Triumphant Man of Valor
Samson then brought some of the honey to his parents as a token of his generosity.(14:9) This act represented the sweet gift that he would give to his family, to his immediate and the larger family of Israel, by his conquering deliverance for them.
Samson had his faith in his commission to God further tested when he met the surprise that his “wife was given to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.”(14:20) Her father thought that he “hadst utterly hated her”, and instead offered her younger sister with the superficial enticement that she was fairer.
Through all of his battles with the Philistines, Samson glorified God as one who was known to be empowered by the Holy Spirit(as a Nazarite), and became a shining, heroic, triumphant executor of the vengeance and judgment of God for his generation, and a magnificent example of courageous faith to those that followed.
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Samson, however, in order to provide the thirty garments pledged in the wager, goes down to Ascalon in "the spirit of the Lord" and slays thirty Philistines whose garments he gives to the guests who had declared the answer to the riddle.
Samson declines the offer and catching three hundred foxes he couples them tail to tail, and having fastened torches between their tails turns them loose to set fire to the corn harvests of the Philistines which are thus destroyed together with their vineyards and olive-yards.
Later while Samson is visiting a harlot in Gaza the Philistines gather about the city gate in order to seize him in the morning, but he, rising at midnight, takes the gate, posts and all, and carries it to the top of a hill in the direction of Hebron.
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 samson - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
His parents objected to the alliance (Judges 14:3), but Samson's motive in marrying her was that he "sought an occasion against the Philistines" At the wedding feast Samson propounded to his guests a riddle, wagering that if they guessed its answer he would give them 30 changes of raiment.
But Samson arose at midnight and laid hold of the doors of the gate and their two posts, and carried them a full quarter of a mile up to the top of the mountain that looketh toward Hebron (Judges 16:1-3).
Three times Samson deceived her as to the secret of his strength, but at last he explains that he is a Nazirite, and that his hair, which has never been shorn, is the secret of his wonderful power.
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 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Mighty Samson
Samson (no relation) was first seen as a solitary barbarian-style adventurer in a region known as N'Yark, where jungle was reclaiming a landscape that consisted mostly of ruined skyscrapers.
Samson himself was a mutant, one of the few whose mutation was relatively benign — he was amazingly large and strong, hence the name.
Samson and his entourage were created by writer Otto Binder (best remembered for Captain Marvel, but also known for such oddities as Space Cabby and Fatman the Human Flying Saucer) and artist Frank Thorne (Red Sonja, Ghita of Alizarr).
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 Samson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Samson is something of a Herculean figure, utilizing massive strength to combat his enemies and perform heroic feats unachievable by ordinary men: wrestling a lion, slaying an entire army with nothing more than a donkey's jawbone, and tearing down an entire building.
Samson attaches torches to the tails of three hundred foxes, leaving the panicked beasts to run through the fields and vineyards of the Philistines, burning all in their wake.
The character of Doc Samson in the Marvel comic The Incredible Hulk is based on the biblical Samson as his powers stem from the length of his hair.
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Samson broke one of the rules that made him extraordinary in God's sight by touching the body of a dead animal.
Samson had formed a habit of compromise in his life and these bad choices were about to catch up with him.
Samson's last day on earth was spent in a Philistine temple where thousands of Philistines were partying and celebrating his capture and imprisonment.
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And Samson said, With the jawbone of an ass, heaps upon heaps, with the jaw of an ass have I slain a thousand men.
Samson was a part of the children of Israel, so was Judah.
Samson was brought into the mist of the Philistines with cords.
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In 1166 Samson was a fully-professed monk, and on his election as abbot on Hugh's death in 1182 he had filled a number of offices — those of sub-sacrist, guestmaster, pittancer, third prior, master of novices, and master of the workmen.
The monks resisted Samson's concessions of market rights to the townsmen, but were no match for their abbot.
Samson died in 1211, having ruled his abbey successfully for thirty years.
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Samson and the Lion, Israhel van Meckenem the Younger, c.
Samson and Delilah, Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1529.
Samson Tying the Firebrands to the Foxes' Tails, Gerard de Jode, c 1550.
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 Boston Cecilia: Handel's Samson, Program Notes
Samson is visited by friends, including Micah, and laments his succumbing to Dalila's wiles and the paralyzing loss of strength and sight.
Samson's indignant refusal is followed by the Israelite chorus's plea to God to arise "with thunder arm'd." When Harapha returns, Samson has reconsidered his position and, urging his friends to remain behind, departs for the feast accompanied by Harapha.
Samson's body is borne to the square to a Dead March.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Samson of York
At age seven, Samson was sent to the abbey of Llanwit Major in South Glamorgan for instruction by the abbot, Saint Illtud.
However, Samson soon gained a reputation for holiness, and many came to him for prayers on their behalf.
Samson spent the rest of his life in Brittany, gaining renown for wisdom, holiness and dedication, and is regarded by many as one of the greatest Welsh saints.
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 Biblical people: Samson
Samson, a member of the tribe of Dan, was one of the Judges of Israel.
Samson's mother received a visit from an angel, who told her she would give birth to an unusual son, a Nazirite, and not to cut his hair.
Samson had great strength, he killed a lion with his bare hands, and later killed 1,000 Philistines with a jawbone of an donkey.
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 Samson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
And they answered, Samson, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife, and given her to his companion.
3 And Samson lay till midnight, and arose at midnight, and took the doors of the gate of the city, and the two posts, and went away with them, bar and all, and put them upon his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of an hill that is before Hebron.
29 And Samson took hold of the two middle pillars upon which the house stood, and on which it was borne up, of the one with his right hand, and of the other with his left.
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 Maulbronn Monastery Edition - G.F.Haendel: Oratory Samson (in english) - 2 CDs
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The work starts one year after the capture and blinding of Samson, when the priests of the pagan god Dagon are celebrating their greatest triumph.
In his last struggle Samson, accompained by his father Manoah and his friend Micah, has to stand the temptations of the seductress Dalila and the giant Harapha, which are both followers of god Dagon and his priests.
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 NWOBHM - Samson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Samson issue a single to coincide with the Castle Donnington festival titled 'Hard Times', which is a special remix of the album track done by Tony Platt, who engineered the new AC/DC album 'Back In Black'.
Samson, who've just released their third album called 'Shock Tactics' on RCA, have lined up a two part British tour for the summer.
Samson have been "even more skint than a pub band" for a good few months now, ever since all finances were withdrawn, leaving them to go it alone.
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 Michael J. Anderson as Samson: HBO: Carnivàle
Edgar "Samson" Leonhardt - Began his career as a "mighty-mite," dwarf strongman act at Coney Island's Lilliputia in 1904, a miniature village built to resemble 15th-century Nuremberg (also known as "Midget City").
Quick-witted, a consummate con-man, Samson was soon elevated from his position as a performer to general manager, a position he lost for a brief period after the show was purchased by Management and his responsibilities were passed on to Professor Lodz.
Samson's demands for an explanation have gone unanswered and he's found himself forced to help this strange young man, all the while suspecting that they are both pawns in Management's deadly game.
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 Samson Agonistes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Samson Agonistes (Greek: "Samson the agonist") is a work of blank verse tragedy by John Milton.
Samson Agonistes is the conversation of a man forced to labor in pain while in captivity as the result of his own foolishness.
This physical pain is coupled with the mental anguish (that is the Greek definition of agony) brought on by knowledge that his current low estate is a direct result of a broken vow to God (his secret revelation of the source of his God-given strength) and subsequent betrayal by Delilah, the woman he loved.
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 Web Tribute to Samson
Samson: Estes Park's famous elk killed by a poacher.
Samson's poacher sentenced Sept. 25, 1996 in Larimer County District Court
Samson was a regular at the Estes Park Center/YMCA for the last six years.
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Samson’s faith in that promise gave him the boldness to ask for water—no, to claim his right for water.
First, Samson’s courtship and marriage to a daughter of Israel’s oppressors, his fight with a lion, the wedding feast and his riddle, his wife’s death, and the ensuing conflict with the Philistines—a period of only a few months.
Samson did much damage to the Philistines; and it was done in such a way as not to bring down Philistine wrath on his countrymen.
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 Samson's Page: photos and pedigree.
Samson was the only male dog in the litter.
Samson ran away several times from his previous owner and his beautiful coat was clipped down in late November 1998.
Samson is a charming intelligent and loving dog, who inherited the elegance of his father, RChCL Adam Lovely Baby
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 Samson - SAMSON AG - Technical Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Samson's story begins like that of biblical figures such as Isaac, Samuel and John the Baptist: their parents had to wait a long time before their marriage
Samson made captive, blind, and now in the prison at Gaza, there to labor as in a common Samson, of all thy sufferings think the heaviest, 445
Owens, BE and Samson, SD (2004) Nd isotopic constraints on the magmatic history Patchett, PJ and Samson, SD (2003) Isotopic evolution and crustal growth
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 Samson by William Blake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Samson, the strongest of the children of men, I sing; how he was foiled by woman's arts, by a false wife brought to the gates of death!
Though I should tell this secret of my birth, the utmost may be warded off as well when told as now.' She saw him moved, and thus resumes her wiles.
`Samson, I'm thine; do with me what thou wilt: my friends are enemies; my life is death; I am a traitor to my nation, and despised; my joy is given into the hands of him who hates me, using deceit to the wife of his bosom.
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 Daily Bible Study - Samson And Delilah
Samson was of the tribe of Dan, from their southern coastal lands adjacent to the Philistine territory (today known as Gaza) - see Tribal Lands.
With men hidden in the room, she called to him, "Samson, the Philistines are upon you!" But he snapped the thongs as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame.
Then Samson prayed to The Lord [see The Power Of Prayer], "O Sovereign Lord, remember me. O God, please strengthen me just once more, and let me with one blow get revenge on the Philistines for my two eyes." Then Samson reached toward the two central pillars on which the temple stood.
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 Samson -- Lesson Plans for Preschoolers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page is devoted to sharing the actual lesson plans I used while teaching Samson to a preschool class in a Bible class setting.
Samson was so strong these things were easy for them.
Samson was tied with new ropes and was able to break them easily.
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SAMSON, led by the brilliant guitar work of PAUL SAMSON, acknowledged by his peers as one of the best in the business, were born out of the NWOB
Samson were signed to Polydor Records where Paul Samson along with vocalist NICKY MOORE set every rock festival alight with their boundless energy.
However every so often Samson would come together at a festival in Japan or Germany to remind the World what a great band they were.
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