Old Testament

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Why did Samson light the tails of three hundred foxes?

Samson attempted reconciliation with his wife by offering her family a goat. The wife’s father would not let Samson see her. In a fit of prideful anger, Samson caught three hundred foxes, bound them in pairs by the tails, and set fire to the tails. The foxes went berserk in their agony and confusion, spreading fire to the Philistine crops.


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