And the woman bore a son and called his name Samson. And the young man grew, and the Lord blessed him.
And the Spirit of the Lord began to stir him in Mahaneh-dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.
And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.”
Gideon said to them, “I will not rule over you, and my son will not rule over you; the Lord will rule over you.”
The Lord has sought for Himself a man after His own heart” (1 Sam. 13:14, ).
Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.
Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.