His father and mother replied, “Isn’t there an acceptable woman among your relatives or among all our people?(A) Must you go to the uncircumcised(B) Philistines to get a wife?(C)

But Samson said to his father, “Get her for me. She’s the right one for me.”

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26 David asked the men standing near him, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace(A) from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised(B) Philistine that he should defy(C) the armies of the living(D) God?”

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36 Your servant has killed both the lion(A) and the bear; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God.

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Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through,(A) or these uncircumcised(B) fellows will come and run me through and abuse me.”

But his armor-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it.

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26 Egypt, Judah, Edom, Ammon, Moab and all who live in the wilderness in distant places.[a](A) For all these nations are really uncircumcised,(B) and even the whole house of Israel is uncircumcised in heart.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 9:26 Or wilderness and who clip the hair by their foreheads
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10 You will die the death of the uncircumcised(A)
    at the hands of foreigners.

I have spoken, declares the Sovereign Lord.’”

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