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How many brothers and sisters did Samson have, and what were their names?



      

Judges 16:31

ESV - 31 Then his brothers and all his family came down and took him and brought him up and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of Manoah his father. He had judged Israel twenty years.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
To my knowledge, the verse cited in the question is the only verse that speaks of Samson having brothers. This indicates to me that Samson's father apparently had more than one wife, because the Bible does not mention Samson's mother (who had been barren prior to conceiving Samson, as indicated in Judges 13:2) as having had any children other than Samson. 

The Bible also does not mention how many brothers (or sisters) (who would have actually been half-brothers or half-sisters) Samson might have had, or what their names were.

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