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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4546 - Σαμψών
Samson = "like the sun"
- a famous judge of Israel renowned for his physical strength
Σαμψών (שִׁמְשׁון from שֶׁמֶשׁ, 'sun-like', cf. Hebrew אִישׁון from אִישׁ) (Buttmann, 15 (14)), ὁ, Samson (Vulg. Samson), one of the Israelite judges (שֹׁפְטִים), famous for his strength and courage, the Hebrew Hercules (cf. BB. DD.; McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia,
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Σαμψών , ὁ ,
Samson (Judges 13:1-25 ff.): Hebrews 11:32.†
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";crooked,"; and hence metaph. ";perverse"; in the sense of ";turning away from the truth"; (Acts 2:40 al.) : cf. Kaibel 244.4 Τύχη σκολιοῖς δόγμασιν ἠντίασεν. In Vett. Val. p. 250.23 διὰ τὸ σκολιὸν τῆς εἰσόδου, al., the editor renders the adj. ";difficilis.’
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