Delilah’s story – the Bible text. Samson’s temptress – Delilah. The Philistine lords bribe Delilah. Samson teases Delilah. Delilah learns the truth. Samson’s hair is cut off, then grows back. Death at the Temple of Dagon. https://www.womeninthebible.net/women-bible-old-new-testaments/delilah-her-story/delilah-bible-text/
Delilah – Bible study ideas. Delilah in modern-day movies. Movies about ‘fallen women’. Re-telling the story. Research the Temple of Dagon. Write your version of the story. Create a comic-book version of the story. Produce a medieval manuscript of the story. Focus questions for Bible study. https://www.womeninthebible.net/women-bible-old-new-testaments/delilah-her-story/delilah-bible-study-ideas/
Delilah’s world. Philistines versus Hebrews. The Hebrew tribes – early migrants. What were the ancient Philistines really like? The double pillars of the Temple of Dagon. Map: the Philistines and Judah. https://www.womeninthebible.net/women-bible-old-new-testaments/delilah-her-story/delilah-her-world/
Ancient jewels. How did ancient jewelry survive? What jewelry did Bible people wear? Jewelry linked to the Bible stories. A Canaanite ‘horned’ bracelet. The jewelry of Queen Puabi. The Nimrud treasure. Jewelry from ancient Troy. https://www.womeninthebible.net/bible-archaeology/ancient_jewels/
Bad women in the Bible – extra ideas
10 Bible murders
The Levite’s concubine
Salome – innocent or cunning?