Bible: Judges 15:9-13

15:9 The Philistines went up and invaded 1  Judah. They arrayed themselves for battle 2  in Lehi. 15:10 The men of Judah said, “Why are you attacking 3  us?” The Philistines 4  said, “We have come up to take Samson prisoner so we can do to him what he has done to us.” 15:11 Three thousand men of Judah went down to the cave in the cliff of Etam and said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines rule over us? Why have you done this to us?” He said to them, “I have only done to them what they have done to me.” 15:12 They said to him, “We have come down to take you prisoner so we can hand you over to the Philistines.” Samson said to them, “Promise me 5  you will not kill 6  me.” 15:13 They said to him, “We promise! 7  We will only take you prisoner and hand you over to them. We promise not to kill you.” They tied him up with two brand new ropes and led him up from the cliff.

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