I went down the hill after we surrendered; then they came down and shot me again in my face, breaking my jaw-bone.
The jaw-bone above mentioned and some other fragments of a skeleton were found in it.
This jaw-bone is very thick, round in form, and the projection of the chin is almost entirely absent.
The cheek-bone should be deep and lean, and the jaw-bone clearly marked.
It had a sort of a malformed skull or jaw-bone or something.
He was shown the jaw-bone of the ass with which Samson did such great feats.
Hence even Samson could not say to the jaw-bone of an ass: “I have no need of you.”
With a jaw-bone Samson slays a thousand and spurns the marriage of his tribe.
He then struck her with his fist on the cheek and broke her jaw-bone.
I tore a branch from an oak, and I became as Samson with the jaw-bone of the ass.
jawbone jaw·bone (jô'bōn')
The maxilla or, especially, the mandible.
Credit or trust, esp financial: Try as he might he got no jawbone from the bankers (1862+)
of an ass afforded Samson a weapon for the great slaughter of the Philistines (Judg. 15.15), in which he slew a thousand men. In verse 19 the Authorized Version reads, "God clave a hollow place that was in the jaw, and there came water thereout." This is a mis-translation of the words. The rendering should be as in the Revised Version, "God clave the hollow place that is in Lehi," etc., Lehi (q.v.) being the name of the hill where this conflict was waged, possibly so called because it was in shape like a jaw-bone.