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17 But she wept before him the seven days while their banquet lasted. So it was on the seventh day he told her, because she nagged him. Then she told the riddle to the sons of her people. 18 So the men of the city said to him on the seventh day, before the sun went down,

“What is sweeter than honey?
And what is stronger than a lion?”

But he responded to them,
“If you hadn’t plowed with my heifer,
    you wouldn’t have solved my riddle.”

19 Then the Ruach Adonai came mightily upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon and killed 30 of their men, took their spoil, and gave the changes of clothes to those who solved the riddle. Since his rage was burning, he went up to his father’s house.

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