Judges 13:15-20 NIV

15 Manoah said to the angel of the LORD, "We would like you to stay until we prepare a young goat1 for you."

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16 The angel of the LORD replied, "Even though you detain me, I will not eat any of your food. But if you prepare a burnt offering,2 offer it to the LORD." (Manoah did not realize3 that it was the angel of the LORD.)

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17 Then Manoah inquired of the angel of the LORD, "What is your name,4 so that we may honor you when your word comes true?"

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18 He replied, "Why do you ask my name?5 It is beyond understanding.a "

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    • a 13:18 - Or "is wonderful"
      19 Then Manoah took a young goat, together with the grain offering, and sacrificed it on a rock6 to the LORD. And the LORD did an amazing thing while Manoah and his wife watched:

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      20 As the flame7 blazed up from the altar toward heaven, the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame. Seeing this, Manoah and his wife fell with their faces to the ground.8

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