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Judges 13:18

Overview - Judges 13
Israel is delivered into the hands of Philistines.
An angel appears to Manoah's wife.
The angel appears to Manoah.
15 Manoah's sacrifices, whereby the angel is discovered.
24 Samson is born.
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Judges 13:18  (King James Version)
And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is secret?
 


Why askest
6 ; Genesis 32:29

secret
or, wonderful.
It was because his name was secret that Manoah wished to know it. But the angel does not say it was secret, but {hoo pailee,} "it is wonderful;" the very character given to the Messiah: "His name shall be called {pailai,} Wonderful," Isaiah 9:6 .
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