Gen. 38:12,14. (1.) Heb. Timnathah, which is appropriately rendered in the Revised Version, Timnah, a town in Judah. (2.) The town where Samson sojourned, probably identical with "Timnah" (1) (Judg. 14:1-18).
As Samson was going down to timnath to see this young woman, a hungry lion came out of the mountain, roaring against him.
When Samson became a young man he went down to timnath, in the land of the Philistines.
And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold thy father-in-law goeth up to timnath, to shear his sheep.
But after a time Samson's anger passed away, and he went again to timnath to see his wife.
After a time Samson went again to timnath for his marriage with the Philistine woman.
I approached and captured the towns of Eltekeh and timnath, and I carried away their spoil.
It seems to me very doubtful how far we can rely on the identity of the site with that of timnath Heres.