The New View of Delilah as a 'Sex and the City' Type of Woman

One feisty femme.

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There is no further mention of Delilah. Some biblical scholars suggest that she was at the Temple of Dagon to view her handiwork and perished with Samson. If she survived and lived out her days as a rich and vindicated heroine, perhaps she would not care that her actions are now often portrayed as those of a seductress and Judas rather than a clever survivor forever linked to a violent bully who ultimately was beaten by a girl. "I like feisty women, so I like Delilah," says Ackerman, who has named one of her Airedale terriers after the woman who brought Samson down.