Seductress. Devilish. Wily. These three terms have frequently been used to describe one woman who, for the greed in her heart, turned her home into a place of ambush. Her target? The Hercules of Scripture. Her name? Delilah, the Forbidden Woman.
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Favorite Sources + Recommended Reading
- Judges 16
Outside refers to “outside of Scripture” and does not necessarily advise of any Christian/non-Christian bias in the source.
- This is a very good summary of the story from Jewish perspective:
- Or read this for the Midrash and Aggadah take on Delilah with some interesting twists and turns:
- Who doesn’t enjoy a good cinematic experience? There’s actually a fairly decent movie about Samson, and (obviously) Delilah plays a large part!