He made the curtain out of violet, purple, crimson, and white fabrics, and embroidered on it decorative cherubim.
So she made him go to sleep, wove the seven braids of his hair into the fabric on the loom, fastened it with the pin, and said to him, “The Philistines are here, 1 Samson!” 2 He woke up 3 and tore away the pin of the loom and the fabric.
garments, vests, head coverings, and gowns. 1
They traded with you choice garments, purple clothes and embroidered work, and multicolored carpets, bound and reinforced with cords; these were among your merchandise.
Delilah said to Samson, “Up to now you have deceived me and told me lies. Tell me how you can be subdued.” He said to her, “If you weave the seven braids of my hair 1 into the fabric on the loom 2 and secure it with the pin, I will become weak and be like any other man.”
You must not wear clothing made with wool and linen meshed together. 1
“Now send me a man who is skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, as well as purple, crimson, and violet colored fabrics, and who knows how to engrave. He will work with my skilled craftsmen here in Jerusalem 1 and Judah, whom my father David provided.
He made the ephod of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twisted linen.
But if the priest examines it and 1 the infection has not spread in the garment or in the warp or in the woof or in any article of leather,
whose mother is a Danite and whose father is a Tyrian. 1 He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stones, and wood, as well as purple, violet, white, and crimson fabrics. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and understands any design given to him. He will work with your skilled craftsmen and the skilled craftsmen of my lord David your father.
Those who make clothes from combed flax will be embarrassed; those who weave will turn pale. 1
You must keep my statutes. You must not allow two different kinds of your animals to breed, 1 you must not sow your field with two different kinds of seed, and you must not wear 2 a garment made of two different kinds of fabric. 3
You were adorned with gold and silver, while your clothing was of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained the position of royalty.
Every woman who was skilled 1 spun with her hands and brought what she had spun, blue, purple, or scarlet yarn, or fine linen,