Amplification is characteristic of the Ancient Near Eastern way of speaking and writing.   It is a form of exaggeration used to frame a story to emphasize how really great the person or the event really was.  Samson is an example.  He killed many with the jawbone of an ass, but not a thousand.   
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Judges Chapter 14

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