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Bible Verse Dictionary

Judges 14:16 - Riddle

Judges 14:16 - And Samson's wife wept before him, and said, Thou dost but hate me, and lovest me not: thou hast put forth a riddle unto the children of my people, and hast not told it me. And he said unto her, Behold, I have not told it my father nor my mother, and shall I tell it thee?
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And Samson's wife H802 אִשָּׁה
wept H1058 בָּכָה
before H5921 עַל
him and said H559 אָמַר
Thou dost but H7535 רַק
hate H8130 שָׂנֵא
me and lovest H157 אָהַב
me not H3808 לֹא
thou hast put forth H2330 חוּד
a riddle H2420 חִידָה
unto the children H1121 בֵּן
of my people H5971 עַם
and hast not H3808 לֹא
told H5046 נָגַד
it me And he said H559 אָמַר
unto her Behold H2009 הִנֵּה
I have not H3808 לֹא
told H5046 נָגַד
it my father H1 אָב
nor my mother H517 אֵם
and shall I tell H5046 נָגַד
it thee


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.