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Delilah, Samson's Philistine mistress in the Old Testament. When Samson, an Israelite judge, told her that his long hair was the secret of his strength, she cut his hair, delivering him to the Philistines, who blinded him. When his strength returned, he tore down the Philistine temple, killing himself along with his enemies.

See also: Bible; Old Testament.

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