For it happened, when the flame went up toward the sky from off the altar, that the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar: and Manoach and his wife looked on; and they fell on their faces to the ground.
But the angel of the LORD did no more appear to Manoach or to his wife. Then Manoach knew that he was the angel of the LORD.
Manoach said to his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.
But his wife said to him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he wouldn't have received a burnt offering and a meal-offering at our hand, neither would he have shown us all these things, nor would at this time have told such things as these.
The woman bore a son, and named him Shimshon: and the child grew, and the LORD blessed him.
The Spirit of the LORD began to move him in Machane-Dan, between Tzor`ah and Eshta'ol.