Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 15:1 - 15:1

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 15:1 - 15:1

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Samson desireth to visit his wife; is denied her; wherefore he tieth firebrands to three hundred foxes’ tails, and sets the corn on fire, Jud_15:1-5; for which they burn his wife and her father, Jud_15:6. Samson’s revenge, Jud_15:7,8. The Philistines pitch in Judah, and demand Samson: the men of Judah bind and deliver him, Jud_15:9-13. He breaketh his bands, and slayeth one thousand Philistines with the jawbone of an ass, Jud_15:14-17. He is athirst; prays; obtains water out of it, Jud_15:18-20.

In the time of wheat harvest; which circumstance is noted as the proper season for the following exploit.

Into the chamber; into her proper chamber, which women had distinct and separate from the men’s.