bowstring

bowstring

The lanyard spanning the two ends of a bow. Delilah used a bowstring to bind Samson, but he broke it easily (Judg 16:7; Judg 16:9).

Judg 16:7

7Samson said to her, “If they bind me with seven fresh bowstrings that are not dried out, then I shall become weak, and be like anyone else.”

Judg 16:9

9While men were lying in wait in an inner chamber, she said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he snapped the bowstrings, as a strand of fiber ... View more

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