New Living Translation
"Why do you ask my name?" the angel of the LORD replied. "It is too wonderful for you to understand."
King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is secret?
Darby Bible Translation
And the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"
World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why do you ask about my name, since it is wonderful?"
Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger of Jehovah saith to him, 'Why is this -- thou dost ask for My name? -- and it is Wonderful.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:18 Secret - Hidden from mortal men: or, wonderful, such as thou canst not comprehend: my nature and essence, (which is often signified by name in scripture) is incomprehensible. This shews, that this was the angel of the covenant, the Son of God.
LibraryA Cloud of Witnesses.
"By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even concerning things to come. By faith Jacob, when he was a-dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.... By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days. By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient, …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
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"Please tell me your name," Jacob said. "Why do you want to know my name?" the man replied. Then he blessed Jacob there.
For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
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