Judges 15 :2

Judges 15 :2 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And her father said, I truly thought that you had utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to your companion: is not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray you, instead of her.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And her father said, I truly thought that you had utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to your companion: is not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray you, instead of her.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And her father said, I verily thought that thou hadst utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to thy companion: is not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray thee, instead of her.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And her father said, It seemed to me that you had only hate for her; so I gave her to your friend: but is not her younger sister fairer than she? so please take her in place of the other.

Webster's Revision

And her father said, I verily thought that thou hadst utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to thy companion: is not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray thee, instead of her.

World English Bible

Her father said, "I most certainly thought that you had utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to your companion. Isn't her younger sister more beautiful than she? Please take her, instead."

English Revised Version (ERV)

And her father said, I verily thought that thou hadst utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to thy companion: is not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray thee, instead of her.

Definitions for Judges 15 :2

Verily - Truly; surely.

Clarke's Commentary on Judges 15 :2

Thou hadst utterly hated her - As he was conscious she had given him great cause so to do.

Her younger sister - The father appears to have been perfectly sincere in this offer.

Barnes's Commentary on Judges 15 :2

I gave her - In marriage. Samson had probably not heard of this before. Samson's father had paid the dowry for the older sister; her father therefore offers her sister in her room. The fear of Samson probably also influenced him.

Wesley's Commentary on Judges 15 :2

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