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Delilah

Delilah (dĭlĪˈlə) [key], in the Book of Judges, courtesan in the pay of the Philistines, perhaps a Philistine herself, who was loved by Samson. She learned that his strength lay in his long hair and betrayed him to his enemies by cutting it off.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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