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~yij.pov SHOPHTIM JUDGES 16
And he went, Shim'shon, to Azah, and he saw there woman, one committing adultery, and he went in ones to her.
To the Azatim to say: 'He came in, Shim'shon, to here.' And they encompassed, and they laid in wait for him all of the night in gate of the city. And they were silent all of the night, to say: 'Until light of the morning and we will kill him.'
And he lay down, Shim'shon, until middle of the night and he rose in middle of the night and he took hold on doors of gate of the city and on two of the posts, and he took up them with the bar, and he put on shoulders of him and he made go up them to head of the mount that near presences of Chev'ron.
And he was ones being after of thus and he loved woman in valley of Soreq, and name of her D'lilah.
And they went up ones to her, lords of Ph'lish'tim, and they said to the her: 'Persuade him and see over the what strength of him being great and with the what we are able to him and we bind him to afflict him, and we, we will give to the you each thousand and hundred silver.'
And she said, D'lilah to Shim'shon: 'Make clear now to me over the what strength of you being great and with the what you are bound to afflict you?'
And he said ones to her, Shim'shon: 'If they bind me with seven cords, ones being moist that not they were dried, then I will be weak, and I will be as one of the man.'
And they made go up to the her, tyrants of Ph'lish'tim, seven cords, ones being moist that not they were dried, and she bound him with the them.
And the lying in wait sitting of the her in the being enclosed, and she said ones to him: 'P'lish'tim ones on you Shim'shon.' And he tore away the cords as how he is snapped cord of the tow when to smell him fire, and not he was known strength of him.
And she said, D'lilah to Shim'shon: 'Behold you mocked on me and you spoke ones to me ones being lied, now, make clear now to me with the what you are bound.'
And he said ones to her: 'If to bind they bind me with cords, ones being new, that not he was done with the them being delegated, then I will be weak and I will be as one of the man.'
And she took, D'lilah, cords, ones being new, and she bound him with the them, and she said ones to him: 'P'lish'tim ones on you Shim'shon.' And the lying in wait sitting in the being enclosed, and he tore away them from on arms of him like the thread.
And she said, D'lilah to Shim'shon: 'Upto to here you mocked on me and you spoke ones to me ones being lied, make clear to me with the what you will be bound.' And he said ones to her: 'If you weave seven braids of head of me with the web.'
NOTE: The Septuagint adds:
'And you tighten with pin and I will be weak and I will be as one of the man.' And she made sleep him, and she wove seven braids of head of him in the web.
And she tightened with the pin, and she said ones to him: 'P'lish'tim ones on you Shim'shon.' And he woke from sleep of him and he uprooted the pin, the loom, and the web.
And she said ones to him: 'How you say: I love you, and heart of you being not with me, this three times you mocked on me and not you made clear to me over the what strength of you being great?'
And he was that she pressed at him with ones being spoken of her all of the days, and she urged him, and she grieved, soul of him, to die.
And he made clear to the her all of heart of him, and he said to the her: 'Razor not he went up on head of me for one being dedicated of Elohim I from belly of mother of me. If I was shaven then he will turn aside from me, strength of me, and I will be weak, and I will be as every of the man.'
And she saw, D'lilah, that he made clear to the her all of heart of him, and she sent and she called to tyrants of Ph'lish'tim, to say: 'Come up the time for he made clear to me all of heart of him.' And they came up ones to her tyrants of Ph'lish'tim, and they made go up, the silver, in hand of them.
And she made sleep him on knees of her and she called to the man, and she shaved seven braids of head of him, and she began to afflict him, and he turned aside, strength of him, from ones on him.
And she said: 'P'lish'tim ones on you Shim'shon.' And he awoke from sleep of him, and he said: 'I will go out as time by time and I will shake off myself.' And he not he knew that Y'hovah he turned aside from ones on him.
And they seized him, Ph'lish'tim, and they bored out eyes of him, and they made go down him to Azah, and they bound him with the ones being bronze, and he was grinding in house of the ones being yoked.
And he began, hair of head of him, to grow as when he was shaven.
And tyrants of Ph'lish'tim they were gathered to slaughter being slaughtered being great to Dagon, elohim of them, and for being brightened up. And they said: 'He gave, elohim of us, in hand of us Shim'shon, ones being hostile of us.'
And they saw him, the people, and they praised elohim of them for they said: 'He gave, elohim of us, in hand of us one being hostile of us and one laying waste land of us, and who he increased ones being slain of us.'
And he was indeed being good heart of them and they said: 'Call to Shim'shon and let him play for the us.' And they called to Shim'shon from house of the ones being yoked, and he jested before presences of them, and they made stand him between the pillars.
And he said, Shim'shon, to the one being young, the one making strong on hand of him: 'Make rest me and make feel me the pillars that the house being set ones on them and let me be supported ones on them.'
And the house he was full of the men and the women, and at there all of tyrants of Ph'lish'tim, and on the roof about three of thousands man and woman, the ones seeing when to play Shim'shon.
And he called, Shim'shon, to Y'hovah, and he said: 'Adonay Y'hovah, remember me now and strengthen me now only the time the this the Elohim, and I will be avenged being avenged of one from twos of eyes of me from P'lish'tim.'
And he grasped, Shim'shon, twos of pillars of the middle that the house being set ones on them, and he supported himself ones on them, one on right of him and one on left of him.
And he said, Shim'shon: 'Let her die, soul of me, with P'lish'tim.' And he stretched out with strength, and he fell, the house, on the tyrants and on all of the people whom in him, and they were the ones being dead whom he made die in death of him ones being many from whom he made die when ones being alive of him.
And they went down brothers of him and all of house of father of him and they took up him, and they went up and they buried him between Tsorah and between Esh'ta'ol in being buried of Mano'ach, father of him, and he, he judged Yis'ra'el twenties year.
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