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Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were on the roof about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport.
and there. 'Samson, therefore,' says Dr. Shaw, 'must have been in a court or area below; and consequently the temple will be of the same kind with the ancient, or sacred enclosures, which were only surrounded either in part, or on all sides, with some plain or cloistered buildings. Several palaces, doutwanas, (as the courts of justice are called in those countries) are built in this fashion. On their public festivals and rejoicings, the roofs of these cloisters are crowded with spectators. I have often seen numbers of people diverted in this manner on the roof of the dey's palace at Algiers; which, like many others, has an advanced cloister, over against the gate of the palace, like a long pent-house, supported by one or two contiguous pillars in front, or centre.' the roof
Judges 9:51 But there was a strong tower within the city, and thither fled all the men and women, and all they of the city, and shut it to them...
Deuteronomy 22:8 When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you bring not blood on your house...
Joshua 2:8 And before they were laid down, she came up to them on the roof;
2 Samuel 11:2 And it came to pass in an evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked on the roof of the king's house...
Strong's ConcordanceNow the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines [were] there; and [there were] upon the roof about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport.
Topical Bible3000 Beheld Crowded Full Lords Perform Performed Philistines Playing Princes Roof Rulers Samson Sport Thither Thousand Watching Women
Judges Chapter 16 Verse 27
Alphabetical: about all amusing and crowded full house looking lords men Now of on perform Philistines roof rulers Samson temple the them there thousand three was watching were while with women
OT History: Judges 16:27 Now the house was full of men (Jd Judg. Jdg)