Long-time correspondent at Remnant of Giants, Paul Davidson, has written a good blogpost outlining the overlapping biblical traditions of Shamgar/Samson/Shammah, and indications of divine-human parentage in the stories.

And there are giants, too!

Shamgar Son of Anat and Israel’s Age of Heroes

(Is That In the Bible? 23 November 2018)

“… the biblical author may be adapting a legend in which Samson is indeed the offspring of a god. He does what he can to hide this fact without completely altering the story, but various clues remain behind”

Have a read.