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There is a general rule that the Torah describes things in the usual case even when it the application is broader (דברה תורה בהוה). See this list and this one.


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So the Ibn Ezra writes similarly to the Ohr HaChaim that you bring: יפת תאר. בעיניו Beautiful in his eyes. This idea is noted by Rambam in Mishneh Torah, Melachim UMilchamos 8:3 who adds explicitly even if she is not pretty. An alternative approach however, is taken in the Vilna Gaon in Aderes Eliyahu where he notes that the term 'beautiful' is more to ...


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How do you see a hint at intermarriage? Yirmiyahu is encouraging the Jewish people to keep building Klal Yisrael through marriage, even though they are in exile. Don't despair, since eventually they'll come back to israel. (This would seem to be in contrast to what Amram [Moshe's father] initially held, when he decided that it was better to divorce his wife ...


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R. Gershon Weiss a"h discusses this at length in his book Shimshon's Struggle. For one thing, he says, it's not at all certain that Delilah was a Philistine by birth; she may have been a born Jewish woman. In fact, he suggests that the wording of Rambam in Hilchos Issurei Biah 13:16 (וכן שמשון גייר ונשא, "and similarly Shimshon converted and ...


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The Talmud [Yevamot 62a; also Bekhorot 47a] discusses the matter in the context of whether the child he had as a non-Jew qualifies him for having fulfilled the commandment to be fruitful and multiply. The Shulchan Arukh [Even HaEzer 1:7] rules as follows: If he had sons in his lifetime and he was an idolater and all parties converts (to Judaism), his ...


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"Marriages" between Jews and non-Jews are not considered halachically valid and so there are no issues pertaining to yibum or chalitzah arising in such a situation. A source randomly citing this prohobition: https://ohr.edu/ask_db/ask_main.php/191/Q1/


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It is clear from the Gemarah that you mention in Sotah as will be discussed below, that he fell in love with her. I won't discuss how a tzaddik could marry such a person because it is not for us to make ta'anos (claims) on such a holy person. However, as far as the second part of your question as to how Delilah brought about his downfall, we can explain as ...


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