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Bible Verse Dictionary

Judges 14:18 - Riddle

Judges 14:18 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And the men H582 אֱנוֹשׁ
of the city H5892 עִיר
said H559 אָמַר
unto him on the seventh H7637 שְׁבִיעִי
day H3117 יוֹם
before H2962 טֶרֶם
the sun H2775 חֶרֶס
went down H935 בּוֹא
What H4100 מָה
is sweeter H4966 מָתוֹק
than honey H4480 מִן
and what H4100 מָה
is stronger H5794 עַז
than a lion H4480 מִן
And he said H559 אָמַר
unto them If H3884 לוּלֵא
ye had not H3808 לֹא
plowed H2790 חָרַשׁ
with my heifer H5697 עֶגְלָה
ye had not H3808 לֹא
found out H4672 מָצָא
my riddle H2420 חִידָה

 

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