Right now I am reading Judges and the story of Samson. I've heard this story since I was a child, but I've never seen it as so weird before. It seems like as a judge of Israel bringing God's judgement on it's oppressors he sure isn't someone to emulate. All of his acts on the Philistines seemed revengeful. He was tricked out of his riddle so he went and killed 30 Philistines to fulfill his payment. His first wife was given in marriage to the best man at his wedding, when he found out he caugh...
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