The Biblical Samson was born in 1090 B.C. He was a Nazirite that was devoted to God who in turned gave him Mighty strength provided Samson never cut his hair.
Samson`s downfall was when he fell in love with a Philistine woman named Delilah. The rulers of the Philistine army offered a fortune of silver pieces to Delilah to find his weakness.
After three failed attempts Samson finally told her and she told the Philistines who drugged him to sleep and cut his hair off.
Powers & Abilities
Samson is a formidable hand-to-hand combatant, and has superhuman strength, stamina, speed, agility, and durability. The longer his hair is, the more powerful his strength and general abilities are. His weaknesses however, are that enemies can cut his hair off, rendering him powerless or less powerful.