Delilah (Ebreu: דלילה Dəlilah, Dəlila, Tiberian Ebreu Dəlilah; Arabic Dalilah; Greek Δαλιδά Dalida; meanin "faithless ane") is a wumman mentioned in the saxteent chaipter o the Beuk o Juidges in the Ebreu Bible. She is luved bi Samson, a Nazirite that possesses great strenth and serves as the feenal Juifge o Israel. Delilah is bribed bi the lairds o the Philistines tae diskiver the soorce o his strenth. Efter three failed attempts at daein so, she feenally goads Samson intae tellin her that his virr is derived frae his hair. As he sleeps, Delilah orders a servant tae cut Samson's hair, tharebi enablin her tae turn him ower tae the Philistines.
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- This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domeen: Singer, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Delilah". Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company.
- "Samson". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
- "Samson". Catholic Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 5, 2018.