Sorek (SorĀ“ik)

The name of the valley (and brook) where Delilah lived; it is mentioned only once in the Bible (Judg 16:4). There Samson was captured by the Philistines and taken to their city Gaza, where he destroyed the temple of Dagon.

Judg 16:4

4After this he fell in love with a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.