Posted by: cindybythesea | January 14, 2015

New Evidence Regarding Samson’s Death

Archealogical Proof of the Bible

One of my all-time favorite stories in the bible is the story of Samson and his struggles against the Philistines.  During the climax of the story it is said that Samson pulled down an entire temple. Very few people realize there have been major archaeological revelations recently regarding this Biblical story

A major turning point in Israel’s war against the Philistines was Samson’s death. He had been taken captive through the deception of Delilah. The Philistines gouged out his eyes and took him to Gaza, one of their main cities.

There they put him to work grinding grain in a prison. It has been discovered through archaeological findings that this type of prison was in reality a “grinding house.” One of the most time-consuming tasks in antiquity was the grinding of grain. This was a place where slaves and prisoners were put to work. The tools were simple hand grinding…

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  1. I always pray to God that he will give his people the heart of David, the wisdom of Solomon and the strength of Samson. God Bless you Cindy.


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