Elon, Timnah, Ekron,
Kain, Gibeah, and Timnah – a total of ten cities and their towns.
It then turned from Baalah westward to Mount Seir, crossed to the slope of Mount Jearim on the north (that is Kesalon), descended to Beth Shemesh, and crossed to Timnah.
The Philistines had raided the cities of Judah in the lowlands 1 and the Negev. They captured and settled in Beth Shemesh, Aijalon, Gederoth, Soco and its surrounding villages, Timnah and its surrounding villages, and Gimzo and its surrounding villages.
So she removed her widow’s clothes and covered herself with a veil. She wrapped herself and sat at the entrance to Enaim which is on the way to Timnah. (She did this because 1 she saw that she had not been given to Shelah as a wife, even though he had now grown up.) 2
These were the names of the chiefs of Esau, according to their families, according to their places, by their names: chief Timna, chief Alvah, chief Jetheth,
The Philistines asked, 1 “Who did this?” They were told, 2 “Samson, the Timnite’s son-in-law, because the Timnite 3 took Samson’s 4 bride and gave her to his best man.” So the Philistines went up and burned her and her father. 5