daughter meets him at the door of his house.
came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came
out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was
his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.
And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes,
and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low,
and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened
my mouth unto the Lord, and I cannot go back. And she
said unto him, My father, if thou hast opened thy mouth
unto the Lorrd, do to me according to that which hath proceeded
out of thy mouth; forasmuch as the Lord hath taken vengeance
for thee of thine enemies, even of the children of
de la Bible (1728)
Illustrated by Gerard
Hoet (1648-1733), and others.