She remains as a warning to all men to beware of the charm and wiles of a wicked, scheming woman.
Therefore he must be got rid of, and in Delilah, the Philistine prostitute, the Philistines had one who was willing to be bribed to act as their agent.
She had one purpose and that was to secure money, and had no qualms of conscience to trifle with love for the sake of wealth.
What hadst thou to do in Hell, When thou didst bower the spirit of a fiend In mortal Paradise of such sweet flesh.
Deluding Samson into believing she really loved him, Delilah sold him to blindness, bondage and death.
Jesus was sold by Judas for only 30 pieces of silver.
Such a fortune was no small temptation to Delilah, and sharing her tempters' passion for revenge, she set about, in a subtle way, to earn the price of blood.She tried four times in her cunning, evil way to get Samson to reveal the secret of his supernatural power.The first three times Samson humorously lied in answering Delilah’s question by enumerating the green withs or twigs, the new ropes, and the weaving of the hair.” Then he pushed with all his might, and down came the temple on the rulers and all the people in it.Thus he killed many more when he died than while he lived.Thus, as Kuyper expresses it, “All the while she kept a police force quartered in her rooms and awaited the moment in which she could surrender her lover into his enemies' hands.”Samson became a traitor to himself because he could not resist a woman’s charm.