Judges 13:23
Good News Translation
But his wife answered, "If the LORD had wanted to kill us, he would not have accepted our offerings; he would not have shown us all this or told us such things at this time."

Contemporary English Version
"The LORD isn't going to kill us," Manoah's wife responded. "The LORD accepted our sacrifice and grain offering, and he let us see something amazing. Besides, he told us that we're going to have a son."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his wife answered him: If the Lord had a mind to kill us, he would not have received a holocaust and libations at our hands; neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor have told us the things that are to come.

New American Bible
But his wife said to him, “If the LORD had meant to kill us, he would not have accepted a burnt offering and grain offering from our hands! Nor would he have let us see all this, or hear what we have heard.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And his wife answered him: If the Lord had a mind to kill us, he would not have received a holocaust and libations at our hands; neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor have told us the things that are to come.

his wife

Ecclesiastes 4:9,10 It is better therefore that two should be together, than one: for they have the advantage of their society: . . .

1 Corinthians 12:21 And the eye cannot say to the hand: I need not thy help. Nor again the head to the feet: I have no need of you.

he would not

Genesis 4:4,5 Abel also offered of the firstlings of his flock, and of their fat: and the Lord had respect to Abel, and to his offerings. . . .

Psalm 86:17 Shew me a token for good: that they who hate me may see, and be confounded, because thou, O Lord, hast helped me and hast comforted me.

he have shewed

Psalm 25:14 The Lord is a firmament to them that fear him: and his covenant shall be made manifest to them.

Psalm 27:13 I believe to see the good things of the Lord in the land of the living.

Proverbs 3:32 Want is from the Lord in the house of the wicked: but the habitations of the just shall be blessed.

John 14:20,23 In that day you shall know that I am in my Father: and you in me, and I in you. . . .

John 15:15 I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what his lord doth. But I have called you friends. because all things, whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made known to you.

Context
The Birth of Samson
22And he said to his wife: We shall certainly die, because we have seen God. 23And his wife answered him: If the Lord had a mind to kill us, he would not have received a holocaust and libations at our hands; neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor have told us the things that are to come.24And she bore a son, and called his name Samson. And the child grew, and the Lord blessed him.…
Cross References
Psalm 25:14
The Lord is a firmament to them that fear him: and his covenant shall be made manifest to them.

Judges 13:24
And she bore a son, and called his name Samson. And the child grew, and the Lord blessed him.

Additional Translations
But his wife replied, “If the LORD had intended to kill us, He would not have accepted the burnt offering and the grain offering from our hands, nor would He have shown us all these things or spoken to us this way.”But his wife said to him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have showed us all these things, nor would as at this time have told us such things as these.

But his wife said unto him, If Jehovah were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt-offering and a meal-offering at our hand, neither would he have showed us all these things, nor would at this time have told such things as these.

But his wife said to him, If the Lord were pleased to slay us, he would not have received of our hand a whole-burnt-offering and a meat-offering; and he would not have shewn us all these things, neither would he have caused us to hear all these things as at this time.

But his wife said to him, If Jehovah were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt-offering and an oblation at our hands, neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor would he at this time have told us [such things] as these.

But his wife said unto him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meal offering at our hand, neither would he have shewed us all these things, nor would at this time have told us such things as these.

But his wife said to him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt-offering and a meat-offering at our hands, neither would he have showed us all these things, nor would, as at this time, have told us such things as these.

But his wife said to him, "If Yahweh 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."

And his wife saith to him, 'If Jehovah were desirous to put us to death, He had not received from our hands burnt-offering and present, nor shewed us all these things, nor as at this time caused us to hear anything like this.'
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