When these events took place, Samson was in trouble and he knew it. The final chapter of his life concludes with a very significant event. May we learn from Samson: trust God, but don't make the same mistakes he did!
When the events of this story took place, Samson is in the Philistine prison in Gaza (16:21); his head was shaved and he was bound in fetters of bronze (brass, KJV). He was sentenced to grind (grain?) in the prison house. Even worse, he was blind—the Philistines had put out his eyes