Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 14:19 - 14:19

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 14:19 - 14:19

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The Spirit of the Lord came upon him; though he had a constant habit of eminent strength and courage, yet that was exceedingly increased upon special occasions, by the extraordinary influences of God’s Spirit.

To Ashkelon; either to the territory, which oft comes under the name of the city; or to the city itself, where he had both strength and courage enough to attempt what here follows; and upon the doing hereof they were doubtless struck with such a terror, that every one sought only to preserve himself, and none durst oppose or pursue him.

Change of garments, together with their sheets or shirts, which it sufficed to imply here, being expressed above, Jud_14:13.

His anger was kindled, for the treachery of his wife and companions.

And he went up, to wit, alone, or without his wife.