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A quick look at the biblical story of Samson, in memes


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Daniel Esparza - published on 12/08/17

When the internet's favorite literary genre meets the Old Testament

We all know the story of Samson, the Israelite judge and hero capable of slaying a lion with his bare hands, and slaughtering an entire army of Philistines using only an ass’ jawbone as a weapon. We have read it in Scripture, have probably watched it in cartoons, and maybe we even treasure one of those old comic versions of the Bible for kids. But have you gone through Samson’s story in the internet’s favorite literary genre; that is to say, in memes?

Here’s a glimpse of what that might look like:

Samson 1
Samson 2
Samson 3
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