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Judges 14:11

    Judges 14:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he took thirty friends, and they were with him.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

    World English Bible

    It happened, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 14:11

    They brought thirty companions - These are called in Scripture children of the bride-chamber, and friends of the bridegroom. See the whole of this subject particularly illustrated in the observations at the end of John 3:25 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 14:11

    Thirty companions - These were "the children of the bride-chamber" (Matthew 9:15; see Judges 14:20). From the number of them it may be inferred that Samson's family was of some wealth and importance.

    Wesley's Notes on Judges 14:11

    14:11 Saw him - Or, observed him, his stature, and strength, and countenance, and carriage, which were extraordinary. Brought - Partly in compliance with the custom of having bride - men; though they were not so numerous; but principally by way of caution, and as a guard put upon him under a pretence of respect and affection.