Search the Bible
* powered by Bible Study Tools

Judges 15:3

    Judges 15:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Samson said concerning them, Now shall I be more blameless than the Philistines, though I do them a displeasure.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Samson said concerning them, Now shall I be more blameless than the Philistines, though I do them a displeasure.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Samson said unto them, This time shall I be blameless in regard of the Philistines, when I do them a mischief.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Samson said to them, This time I will give payment in full to the Philistines, for I am going to do them great evil.

    Webster's Revision

    And Samson said unto them, This time shall I be blameless in regard of the Philistines, when I do them a mischief.

    World English Bible

    Samson said to them, "This time I will be blameless in regard of the Philistines, when I harm them."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Samson said unto them, This time shall I be blameless in regard of the Philistines, when I do them a mischief.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 15:3

    See the margin. Before, when the Philistines injured him he was in covenant with the Timnathites through his marriage and by the rites of hospitality, for which reason he went off to Ashkelon to take his revenge Judges 14:19. But now the Philistines themselves had broken this bond, and so he was free to take his revenge on the spot.

    Wesley's Notes on Judges 15:3

    15:3 Now shall I, and c. - Because they have first provoked me by an irreparable injury: but although this may look like an act of private revenge; yet it is plain Samson acted as a judge (for so he was) and as an avenger of the publick injuries of his people.