This article contains a free Women of the Bible Study resource on the subject of Delilah. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous woman of the Bible for bible study. There is also reference to where Delilah is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth,
and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Delilah?
The definition and outline of Delilah is as follows: According to the Old Testament she was the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength.
Samson and Delilah Bible Story
Biography, Facts and Information about Delilah
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Delilah: a Philistine woman who dwelt in the valley of Sorek (Judges 16:4-20). She was bribed by the "lords of the Philistines" to obtain from Samson the secret of his strength and the means of overcoming it (Judges 16:4-18). She tried on three occasions to obtain from him this secret in vain. On the fourth occasion she wrung it from him. She made him sleep upon her knees, and then called the man who was waiting to help her; who "cut off the seven locks of his head," and so his "strength went from him."
We have selected Delilah as one of the most important women from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous woman. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Delilah - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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